Commercial law

Eversheds is unique in having an international Commercial law group which delivers on all the contracting and specialist legal areas that businesses and public bodies need to accomplish their commercial objectives. The 100+ partners in our multi-jurisdictional legal team get to the heart of your business relations, routinely dealing with cross sector issues of both private law and public law.

How our commercial legal team can help you?

Having such a wide-ranging and comprehensive commercial legal team we can offer:

Multijurisdictional offering - we can advise in the countries where you do business.
Connected advice - we can offer a rapid response locally and globally, through a single point of contact.
Commercial coverage - we work cross practice group and cross sector as an integrated team.
Depth and strength - we cover the whole spread of the market, by focusing on having teams with the specialisms you need in all your locations.
Support where you need us - we have the right experts, in the right area’s, in the right countries – we are the right lawyers for the job.

Watch our video where Bridgette Wilcox (Head of International Commercial) and her team explain how passionate they are about the law and how the Eversheds commercial law group can deliver straightforward and pragmatic advice to your complex business issues.

What makes working with Eversheds lawyers different?

Our commercial lawyers provide a confidential and consistent interpretation of the law. We appreciate the commercial realities that our clients face and are;

Solution driven - we ask questions to really get to the heart of your issues and help you achieve your objectives.
Results oriented - we dont jump to conclusions – we ask questions and listen. We find the best fit resolutions for your goals.
Project managers - we love a challenge, the more complex the problem, the happier we are to deliver the project alongside you.
Cost effective - we project manage your international needs saving you costs.
Commercially astute -we keep on top of the regulation and specialism issues.
Client focused - we embed ourselves with the client, so we become an extension of your team.  We feel there is no substitute to spending time with you and developing our relationships.
Innovative - as an outsider on the inside we can offer a fresh perspective and solutions to your projects.


Eversheds demonstrated a strong innovative approach, which brings together a number of services to help their clients understand and manage risk, protect their legal position and track progress when implementing outsourcing contracts.

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Commercial law - understanding and experience

The work our commercial lawyers undertake in Eversheds is wide ranging. We will most likely have come across most of your issues already and be able to provide a solution quickly.

Liability limitation - we identify risks and mitigate them quickly.
Market intelligence - we offer quality advice that is legally astute.
- we respond to change and globalisation with a coordinated full service approach.
- we have the ability to project manage a wide range of issues to solve the wider issues.
Client engagement
- we are a point of continuity in a long project, providing real value to the client at all stages.
Legal prominence - we have a team of legal experts with market leading commercial reputations within your sector.

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