Agency contracts require precise terms for two main reasons:
The businesses we represent are legally responsible for the actions of their agents. So it’s crucial to protect their position before formalising any agreements. At Nath Solicitors, we specialise in providing meticulous contract drafting and provide advice on key contract terms that can mitigate liability in specific circumstances.
Commercial Agents Regulations, 1993: Increased protection for agents
The Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993 provide agents with increased protection, especially around the termination of an agency agreement following a dispute.
The regulations also provide protection around the duties of the principal, remuneration and notice periods for ending the agreement.
In certain circumstances, agents may claim compensation where the principal ends the agency relationship.
All businesses entering agency agreements must follow these regulations. When drafting your agency contracts we ensure full compliance with these and other laws, both domestic and international (if required). Our commercial solicitors have the business acumen required to ensure your agency agreement fully protects your commercial interests.
The main areas to cover in any agreement include:
Our team can advise on agency agreements operating both in the UK and abroad.
To discuss how we can assist you with creating, drafting, and negotiating agency contracts, please call our London office on 0203 670 5540 to make an appointment with one of our solicitors. You can also contact us online.
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