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Commercial

We have a strong track record of success in major commercial litigation, acting for clients like you across a broad range of commercial matters. Our work includes specialist advice, drafting and advocacy in all kinds of commercial disputes, including company and insolvency matters, domestic and international trade, commerce or finance, together with niche specialisms such as media and franchising.

Lamb Chambers barristers also work in highly technical and complex cases, with specialists in areas such as intellectual property, ICT & telecommunications, construction and utilities. Employment issues are regularly important in commerce and a number of our members offer a full service in both non-contentious and advisory employment related work.

Every one of our barristers offers deep legal knowledge, delivers world class client care and takes a real-world, commercial approach to resolving disputes.

Often your commercial goals mean that litigation is not the best way to solve a given problem. Our barristers understand these concerns and we have broad experience in ADR and mediation.

We are also happy to assist when there is no dispute; this can be a good way of preventing arguments in the future.

Our barristers often advise on and draft contracts and other documents, ranging from employment contracts and employee handbooks to standard terms of business or terms for software or website use.


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New Insolvency Rules from 6 April 2017

The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016 came into effect this month, replacing the Insolvency Rules 1986. The rules have been restructured, consolidated and modernised, with the intention of delivering efficiency savings through deregulation. The following is a brief round-up of some of the key features.

Brexit – what rights have we really acquired?

When the UK joined the EU, British people got some new rights – for instance, to live and work in other member states – which they had never had before. British businesses gained new rights too, providing goods and services without being impeded by tariffs or measures of similar effect.

Genuinely Self-Employed or Worker? Another Court Decision on the Gig Economy

In Pimlico Plumbers and Charlie Mullins v Gary Smith [2017] EWCA Civ 51 (10 February 2017) the Court of Appeal upheld an Employment Tribunal decision that a plumber was a worker, rather than self-employed, thereby entitling him to pursue disability discrimination claims and claims for holiday pay and unauthorised deduction from wages.

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