Commercial contractual advice
We have substantial experience of drafting contracts and conducting contract negotiations in a wide range of matters including those related to:
- banking and financial services
- construction and engineering
- companies and partnerships
- international trade
- oil and gas
We advise upon, draft and negotiate many types of commercial contracts including share sale and purchase agreements, finance agreements, security documentation, guarantees, investment agreements, shareholders’ agreements, business terms and conditions, outsourcing and supply contracts, licence agreements, distribution agreements, joint venture agreements, employment contracts, ship sale and purchase contracts, shipbuilding contracts, charterparties, and contracts of affreightment.
Corporate advice and transactions
We are routinely instructed to advise on domestic and international corporate transactions and have successfully completed share and asset sales/purchases ranging in value from £100,000 to US$500 million. Our experience includes advising on and structuring transactions, managing and conducting legal due diligence, and drafting and negotiating all relevant documentation.
We provide corporate secretarial services for UK companies and advise on company formation, shareholders’ rights and directors’ duties. We regularly work with specialised advisors to provide our clients with tax and accounting advice both in the UK and abroad.
Dispute resolution and arbitration
We are experienced in pursuing and defending cases in the English Courts (High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and Privy Council), and have excellent and long standing relationships with the top barristers’ chambers in London.
We have experience in dealing with a broad range of complex commercial disputes, including matters arising out of or related to accounting, asset finance, banking and financial services, commodities, construction, derivatives, distribution agreements, employment, energy, engineering, fracking, fraud, guarantees, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, IT, joint ventures, leasing, letters of credit, licence agreements, logistics, metallurgy, naval architecture, oil and gas, planned maintenance, power, product liability, professional negligence, property, project finance, renewable energy, sale and purchase, secured lending, shipping, shipbuilding, supply agreements, surveying and transport.
Our team also has extensive experience in handling arbitration proceedings.
Shipping, ship sale and purchase and shipbuilding
We provide a comprehensive service to a wide range of international clients, including shipowners and operators, charterers, shipbuilders, P&I clubs and financial institutions. Our services include advising on, negotiating and drafting charterparties, shipbuilding contracts, MOAs, COAs, refund guarantees, performance bonds and ship conversion contracts and advising on and handling disputes relating to the same.
Davis & Co’s services are provided by solicitors of England and Wales.
Davis & Co is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under No. 572176. For more details please refer to www.sra.org.uk.
- Tel: +44 203 727 5555
- Fax: +44 203 727 5556
1 Park Road
Davis & Co is the trading name of Davislaw Limited registered in England and Wales under No.08205361 and authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under No.572176.