Commercial & mercantile law

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SLF Law Firm provides advice and assistance in the drafting and negotiation of national and international contracts, offering comprehensive advice in their own language and culture, and anticipating possible conflicts that may arise, giving them an effective and definitive solution. The assistance provided to clients laso extends to legal representation in disputes that may arise in the execution of these contracts. The Firm also deals with trademark and patent rights as well as its judicial protection. We have a wide experience in Commercial Law and we are specialised in advising and managing business and mercantile issues with an international character thanks to a personalised service based on a thorough technical rigor and knowledge of the usual market practice.

We elaborate, negotiate, review and advise on a variety of commercial agreements for the supply of goods and services for all kinds of businesses. We may revise and update your current terms and conditions, draft tailored contracts, acknowledgement and acceptance forms as well as other policies and procedures necessary to suit the needs of your business.

We act for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, customers, agents and principals therefore have an in-depth understanding of how such arrangements work in practice, which enables us to take a commercial and practical approach.

SLF in the areas of Commercial Law, offers a support to its clients and offers the best strategies in the management of its business, through assisting in the preparation of various types of commercial contracts including:

  • Contracts of representation and commercial distribution: agency contracts, concessions and franchises
  • Acquisition and sale of companies, branches of business and assets
  • Associative contracts: joint venture, civil society, community of goods and partnership agreements
  • Advice on public offers of acquisition and public offers of sale and subscription of securities
  • Commercial sales, contracts with option of purchase and previous acts (pre-contracts and due diligence)
  • Contracts for the sale of goods at national, intra-Community and extra-community level
  • Contracts for guarantees and counter-guarantees, guarantees and exchange guarantees
  • Loan and lease agreements
  • Entertainment Law
  • Contracts for the execution of works, services, engineering and outsourcing
  • Contracts for software, hardware, E-commerce procurement
  • Founding of new companies and subsidiaries of foreign companies
  • Sale of shares and transfers of business
  • Shareholders’ agreements, credit recovery and legal assistance across firm’s core business areas including:
  • Contracts and sales
  • Trade & commodities
  • Commercial disputes & mercantile matters
  • Legal counsel and assistance to creditors
  • Study and drafting of business contracts and commercial agreements
  • International purchases and sales
  • Agency and distribution contracts
  • Franchising
  • International mercantile contracting consulting
  • Trading contracts and agreements
  • Turnkey Projects
  • Incoterms
  • Letters of credit, international terms of payment
  • Guarantees and documentary credits.
  • Constitution of societies
  • Study and drafting of social statutes
  • Increases and decreases in share capital
  • Amendment of statutes
  • Appointment of charges and management before notaries and commercial register
  • Joint attendance
  • Exchange Judgment (bills of exchange, checks, promissory notes)
  • Claims of amount of arrears
  • Situations of insolvency
  • Mergers and takeovers
  • Liquidation and dissolution of companies
  • Legal advice for companies, development and management
  • Food & Beverage
  • Leisure and entertainment Law