Commercial, Brands, IP and IT

Business issues rarely fit neatly into single areas of technical specialism. In recognition of this, our commercial lawyers are multi-skilled, and able to provide a level of continuity which results in a more efficient delivery of clear and robust advice.

We advise our clients across a broad range of commercial and operational issues including:


What people are saying


"They have great in-depth experience of competition law damages claims both in the UK and at European level. A very commercial team."

Chambers UK 2022

"They are easy to work with, and have the right mix of experience levels on the cases. The advice is always well balanced between the purely legal and the commercial."

Chambers UK 2022

"Great in depth knowledge amongst solicitors in this specialist field. Adept at handling large scale competition law litigation including cartel damages claims and before the European courts."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"Key strengths are the combination of deep industry/commercial knowledge with exceptionally sharp legal minds. You can trust the Competition team to cut through and give practical and detailed advice and work incredibly efficiently and effectively."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"Macfarlanes has forged a unique combination of commercial litigation and competition expertise. They combine a deep knowledge of competition law with the experience of heavyweight commercial litigators."

The UK Legal 500 2021

"Interviewees say that the lawyers are "sure-footed in their client handling" and praise their "creative thinking; if there's a hurdle they are able to think of ways to get over it"."

Chambers UK 2020