Commercial Law



What can you expect from our commercial lawyers?

Successful business depends on well thought out agreements, where each party is clear about their responsibilities and obligations. A watertight contract protects your interests and, if trading relationships become strained, will provide clarity about your options for resolving any dispute.

At Artington Legal, our team of commercial lawyers has extensive experience in negotiating a wide range of contracts for UK and international businesses. Our lawyers provide pragmatic and dependable legal advice which will help your business to achieve its goals.

Our recent successes in commercial law


General Counsel service for UK subsidiary of NASDAQ listed EV charging infrastructure company


FinTech services agreement with leading global payment platform


Customer and supplier agreements for UK subsidiary of the world’s leading software company powering social good


Online terms and conditions for a well-known charitable fundraising platform


IR35 compliance advice for small and medium sized companies

What our commercial law services include:

Our extensive knowledge and experience working both in-house and in private practice in a range of industries means we can expertly assist you throughout your business lifecycle, helping you to manage your business risk and achieve your objectives. Our services include:

Operating agreements

We can assist you in every type of commercial agreement, including:

  • sales and distribution agreements
  • standard terms and conditions
  • supply chain agreements
  • supply of goods and services
  • franchising
  • outsourcing
  • research and development
  • service level agreements


With in-depth knowledge of the technology sector, we can advise on:

  • software licensing
  • hardware and software procurement
  • cloud computing
  • IT outsourcing

Online trading

As more and more business is carried out over the internet, we provide assistance with:

  • data and privacy
  • distance selling regulations
  • domain name transfer agreements
  • website terms and conditions
  • e-commerce terms

Why choose Artington Legal?

UK lawyers with
global reach

Navigate the complexities of UK business law with tailored legal guidance and flexible solutions wherever you are in the world.

Specialised experienced professionals

Our UK legal team brings years of specialised experience, offering deep insight into business law across multiple industries.

Transparent communication

We’re committed to long-term partnerships built on trust and aim to safeguard your business’s growth through informed decisions and transparent communication.

Reach out to an expert today

If you know what you need, or are looking for some guidance regarding your business plans, our experts are just a call away.


Meet our commercial lawyers

Meet our dedicated team with expertise in commercial law, specialising in operating agreements, terms of business, technology and online trading. We offer an invaluable proactive approach and a proven track record, all aimed at growth opportunities for your business.


“Artington Legal provide top-quality lawyers who are professional and personable and have an in-house counsel approach. We would highly recommend Artington Legal!”

Adam Freeman, Managing Partner, MediaVision

Discover our track record of legal success stories

From the successful completion of asset acquisitions to preparing and advising international clients on joint venture agreements, we’ve covered a range of different legal needs.

Explore what our clients have experienced when working with us.

  • Blink Charging

    Blink Charging

    “We have worked with Artington for many years and we have always received excellent service, with a friendly and professional…

    Read case study: Blink Charging
  • JustGiving


    “I’ve worked with Alison on a series of sometimes challenging commercial agreements with payment providers in the past couple of…

    Read case study: JustGiving
  • MediaVision


    “Artington Legal have been the primary legal advisers of MediaVision for a number of years now, assisting with our commercial,…

    Read case study: MediaVision
  • Blackbaud, Inc.

    Blackbaud, Inc.

    Blackbaud is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and…

    Read case study: Blackbaud, Inc.
  • Xtrac


    “Natalie Bowman is a long term trusted advisor in all aspects of employment law and is highly recommended. In the…

    Read case study: Xtrac
  • Supply Chain Fusion (UK)

    Supply Chain Fusion (UK)

    “Contracting Artington Legal, was a last-minute change, being referred by another party, a decision that can be fraught with all…

    Read case study: Supply Chain Fusion (UK)


What is commercial law?

Commercial law governs commercial and business activities. It includes laws on sales and marketing, technology, and everyday business transactions. It exists to protect businesses who enter into contracts of all kinds.

What services does Artington Legal offer to companies operating in the UK?

We provide a wide range of legal services, including company formation, contract drafting and negotiation, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, GDPR, regulatory compliance, and more.

How many lawyers does Artington have?

With over 18 lawyers operating from different locations in the UK, we are well placed to advise on various matters across a full range of legal disciplines.

How can Artington Legal assist international companies looking to do business in the UK?

We offer comprehensive support to those companies entering the UK market. Our services include setting up the corporate structure, brand protection, engaging employees and directors, commercial leases, constitutional documentation (such as articles of association and shareholders’ agreements), and supplier and customer contracts.

In what industries or sectors does Artington Legal specialise?

We have experience working with clients from various industries, including technology, finance, travel, EV charging, and digital marketing. Our expertise spans a wide range of sectors.

Does Artington Legal offer retainer services for ongoing legal support?

We offer a retainer service which we call our general counsel service. We offer prompt and expert advice in all areas of commercial law, as and when needed, at a monthly fixed cost. This is as close to you having your own in-house legal team.


Your legal health check is waiting

At Artington Legal, we offer introductory legal health checks designed to ensure that you have the appropriate legal and contractual foundations. We can assess your constitutional documents, shareholder structure, contracts, policies and procedures to ensure that you are compliant with relevant laws and regulations.

This is essential if you are planning to seek investment or sell your company. Request your legal health check today.