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Commercial Contracts

Commercial contracts are at the heart of every commercial activity, from the simplest to the most refined transactions, in every type of business. Our approach is based on an accurate and thorough understanding of our clients’ businesses and needs, both in their daily activities and in business-critical situations. We provide tailor-made solutions at each stage of a project.

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We advise a wide range of clients who are active in numerous fields from small local enterprises to large multinational groups on drafting, reviewing and/or enforcing their contracts.

Recent work highlights include:

  • Assisting the main contractor with the construction of Belgium’s largest renewable offshore power plant and with disputes and financial issues related to unforeseen circumstances occurring during construction.
  • Providing advice to the participants in a consortium agreement for a European research project in the field of nuclear technology.
  • Advising clients in industries such as oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, catering, services, automotive, retail, and cosmetics on their expansion through franchising and other distribution methods or on reorienting their current distribution strategy and on related competition law issues in relation to exclusivity and retail pricing.
  • Assisting a major Swedish furniture manufacturer with the negotiation of construction agreements and with dealing with non-performing contractors and subcontractors jeopardizing the timely opening of stores.
  • Defending a major bank hit by the financial crisis in successfully dealing with the consequences of the split of the group it belonged to on pending intra-group contracts and negotiations.