Services for Business

International Trade Lawyers

How can mfg advise clients and assist foreign clients trading in the UK?

We can advise on the following in relation to Commercial International Trade:

  • Property Acquisitions
  • Property Leases
  • Appointment of Agents, Distributors, Franchisees or Licensees and drafting all relevant contracts
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Outsourcing Agreements
  • Terms and Conditions of Trade
  • Employment Law Advice
  • Intellectual Property
  • Software/Database Agreements

What areas can mfg advise on in relation to International Trade Finance?

We can assist you with the following:

  • Debt Collection
  • Trade Guarantees
  • Invoice Factoring/Discounting Agreements
  • Taking security for payment over property and non-property assets of a debtor

What International Trade Litigation areas are you able to advise on?

  • Commercial Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Dispute Resolution

How can mfg help overseas companies looking to acquire, invest in or set up companies or businesses in the UK?

How we can help before the acquisition/investment/set-up:

  • Incorporation and structuring of SPV and preparation of shareholders/investment agreements and articles of association
  • Legal due diligence
  • Introducing accountants to do financial/tax due diligence and provide tax advice and prepare any necessary tax clearances
  • Introducing commercial due diligence providers
  • Introducing finance brokers/funders/investors

How we can help with the acquisition/investment/set-up:

  • Representing the client in respect of the corporate transaction
  • Preparing all transaction documents including acquisition agreements, tax indemnities, shareholder agreements, articles of association, service agreements, leases, supply agreements and other relevant documents
  • Introducing appropriate third party experts, such as tax advisers, patent and trade mark attorneys, HR consultants
  • Helping to nominate a suitable NED, if required, and preparing his appointment terms
  • Liaising with property, employment, litigation and commercial colleagues providing support in respect of the main corporate transaction
  • Project-managing all professionals involved to ensure timely delivery of the deal

Post-acquisition/investment/set-up services:

  • Provision of registered office/company secretarial services
  • Advising on share option schemes to incentivise key employees
  • Engaging employment team to deal with post-acquisition workforce changes and changes in employment terms and conditions
  • Preparation of new supply agreements, terms and conditions and other commercial agreements
  • Regularising intellectual property matters such as registration of trade marks, preparing intellectual property licences and other agreements
  • Preparing data protection; anti bribery and other policies
  • Helping with refinancing

How can mfg advise and assist UK clients trading abroad?


  • Outsourcing Agreements
  • Appointment of Agents, Distributors, Master Franchisees and Licensees
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • Terms and Conditions of Trade
  • Employment Law Advice regarding emigration of key staff


  • Letters of credit
  • Bank Guarantees
  • Security for Payment

What other matters can mg assist with in relation to International Trade?

Where foreign legal representation is required we will be happy to introduce clients to our local preferred advisors.

To discuss how we can assist, or if you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us by email or by phoning us on 0845 55 55 321.