For any business, the legal issues involved with exporting can seem complicated. Getting products to the point of sale is affected by many commercial, legal and regulatory issues that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

With the right assistance, international trade can open up a whole new world of opportunities.

The passion you have for your business is the same passion we have for helping businesses to succeed, and there’s nothing we like better than helping a UK business realise its full potential on a global scale.

We’ve helped businesses of all sizes, including many household names on their exporting journey.  Our cross-disciplinary team of expert lawyers are on hand to share their knowledge and international skill set, to enable you to export your products and services across the globe.

From identifying market and compliance requirements, to protecting your intellectual property and putting in place international supply agreements, we have the commercial knowledge to underpin your exporting goals.  We can advise you on the best routes to market, whether that be direct sales to international customers or sales through an agent, distributor. your own new overseas entity or a joint venture with a local partner.

Our strong relationships with intermediaries including customs experts, financial institutions,  insurers and other export support providers enables us to build a holistic package of support around companies looking to export. 

In line with the UK Government's latest export strategy, we work with our US colleagues and international network of trusted partners to connect, inform and encourage exporters from the UK to enable them to grow on the world stage.

"…amazingly accurate and knowledgeable…"

Patrick Cantrill - Legal 500 2015

“….respected for his strength across patent, trade mark and copyright law. Interviewees remark on his ability to build a rapport with clients and his commercial manner…”

Patrick Cantrill - Chambers & Partners 2016

Following outstanding client feedback Patrick was named as a star lawyer, for the second year running,  in the ‘Acritas Stars’ global database for 2018.

Acritas Stars Database