The success of any business hinges on the presence of meticulously crafted commercial contracts that align with the specific needs of the enterprise while maintaining a delicate balance of rights and obligations between parties. The establishment of well-structured contractual frameworks not only brings clarity but also effectively manages opportunities and risks, fostering a foundation for sound commercial transactions and providing peace of mind. 

Our team of commercial lawyers at Spencer West brings a wealth of business acumen and foresight to every transaction, drawing from years of experience advising diverse businesses, including in-house Counsel roles. We possess a profound understanding of the broader commercial landscape in which transactions unfold, considering commercial objectives and advising companies to ensure the efficacy of their contractual arrangements. 

With expertise spanning various sectors, our commercial lawyers are adept at handling a wide array of contracts, including online agreements. From drafting and negotiating contracts to advising on general terms and conditions and conducting risk reviews, our team is well-versed in delivering comprehensive solutions tailored to your business needs. 

What we advise on
  • advertising and marketing
  • agency and distribution
  • collaboration agreements
  • commercial disputes
  • commission and introduction agreements
  • confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements
  • consultancy agreements
  • consumer rights
  • data protection and privacy
  • equipment leasing and hire purchase
  • event management agreements
  • exploitation agreements
  • franchising
  • general terms and conditions
  • intellectual property
  • international sale of goods
  • joint venture agreements
  • licence agreements
  • logistics agreements
  • manufacture, purchase and supply
  • option agreements
  • outsourcing
  • partnership agreements
  • product liability issues
  • research and development
  • shareholder agreements
  • share plans
  • terms and conditions
  • warehousing agreements
  • website privacy notices, cookie polices and terms of us
Who we work with
  • Company owners  
  • Directors  
  • In-house counsel  
  • Start-ups  
  • Retail and e-commerce  
  • Technology & IT  
  • Advertising agencies  
  • Franchise businesses  
  • International businesses 
Specialist Expertise

For our commercial clients, the foundation of successful business operations lies in well-crafted commercial contracts that meticulously balance rights and obligations. Our dedicated team of commercial lawyers collaborates with partners across the firm to address the diverse needs of businesses requiring the implementation of commercial agreements. 

At Spencer West, our commitment to client care goes beyond contract negotiations. Our partners share a common goal: to streamline your commercial interests and optimise your business efficiency to achieve your objectives. We pride ourselves on delivering tailored solutions, leveraging the relevant expertise available across the entire firm to ensure your commercial ventures thrive. 

Meet our team

Simeon Spencer
Senior Partner – Co-Founder
Rukhsana Alam
Consultant - Commercial & Employment Law
Sonya Bassett
Partner - Corporate & Commercial
Nick Benson
Partner - Business Law
Andrew Bird
Partner – Corporate
Paolo Caldato
Partner – Commercial Dispute Resolution
Jan Cant
Partner – Corporate Law, M&A, Contracting, IT & Telecoms, PPP, GDPR, International Institutions, Construction and Real Estate
Tim Cargill
Partner - Corporate, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Commercial, Banking & Finance
Ishtiaq Nawaz- Chechi
Partner – Real Estate, Lending, Commercial
Henry Clarke
Partner – Construction, Commercial and Corporate
Jowanna Conboye
Partner - Intellectual Property; Technology; Commercial
Cyril Dennemont
Partner - International Employment and Business Law
Poh-Leng Devare
Partner – Commercial, Intellectual Property, Data Protection
Dhana Doobay
Partner – Telecoms, Media & Technology
Michael Edwards
Partner - Corporate and Commercial
Tim Fongern, Spencer West Partner
Tim A. Fongern
Partner - Corporate, M&A
Karl Foster
Partner - Commercial
Toby Fountaine
Partner - Commercial, Intellectual Property & Private Client
Andrew Fraser
Partner - Franchising, IP and Commercial Contracts
Edward Garston
Partner - Corporate Commercial
Joseph Githaiga
Partner & Co-founder - Corporate & Commercial, Data Protection and Privacy, Regulatory Compliance
Howard Goldsobel
Partner – Corporate & Commercial
Sanusha Govender
Partner - Commercial, Corporate & Mining
Maxwell Hudson
Consultant - Corporate, Commercial & Financial Services
Shamma Niaz Khonbati
Paralegal - Corporate, Commercial & Real Estate
Ashley King-Christopher
Partner - Private Wealth, Tax and Family Offices
Natalie Knight-Wickens
Partner - Corporate & Commercial
Basil Kgaugelo Mashabane
Partner - Corporate, Commercial, Data Privacy, Commercial Litigation & Pension Funds Law
John McMahon
Partner - Corporate, Commercial
Ilana Menachemson
Partner - Corporate & Commercial
Syed Mustafa Mahdi
Partner - Commercial & International Dispute Resolution
Paul Nathan
Partner - Dispute Resolution, Company Commercial and Insolvency
Teodosia Osir
Partner - Corporate, Commercial and Aviation
Penny Paddle
Partner - Corporate and Commercial
Christopher Perrin
Partner - Commercial, Technology, Outsourcing and Data
Marc Picat
Partner – EU & Competition Law - Commercial
Edmund Probert
Partner – Commercial Law, IT Contracts & Intellectual Property
Eusebio Pujol
Partner - Corporate and Commercial; M&A; Real Estate
Zoya Rao
Partner - Corporate, Commercial and Dispute Resolution
Sonal Raval
Partner - Banking & Finance, Commercial, Conveyancing, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions
Somaiyya Saad
Registered Foreign Lawyer
Spencer West Partner Dr. Peter Schneidereit
Dr. Peter Schneidereit
Partner - IT Contracts and Data Protection
Philip Solomons
Partner – Corporate and Commercial
Andrew Sparrow
Senior Counsel – Corporate and Commercial, IT, IP, Artificial Intelligence, Data Protection and Commercial Aerospace
Peter Vas
Partner - Banking & Finance, Corporate
Clare Waller
Partner - Commercial & Corporate
Simon Ward
Partner – Corporate & Commercial | Technology
Christian Wilson
Partner – Corporate
Spencer West Partner Damian Wypior
Damian Wypior
Partner - Commercial Litigation, Employment Law
Euri Yoon
Partner – Tax
Syeda Javeria Hassan
Associate - Commercial Law and Commercial Dispute Resolution