Our Agency team advises both sales agents and principals at all stages. We’re experienced in advising practically on options for firms wanting to grow their sales team - which include using an employed sales team, using a distributor or using commercial agents - and in negotiating contracts to fit your commercial aims. We provide a full legal service including:
Blake Morgan’s Agency Team has specialised in this field for many years, and our clients range from multinational corporations and household-name firms to many
self-employed agents and small businesses. To all clients we offer a friendly, practical and cost-effective approach.
We have acted in some of the leading cases in the specialist field of commercial agency law, examples include:
The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is the most important piece of consumer law since the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977. It comes into force on 1 October 2015.
In this case, Computer Associates UK Ltd ("the Principal") and The Software Incubator Ltd ("the Agent") entered into an agency agreement under which the Agent promoted and sold...
The short answer is that the principal probably can terminate, but care needs to be taken as this is not an automatic right.
Since the introduction of the Regulations, there has been considerable uncertainty as to whether transactions involving computer software can be categorised as "sale of goods" for the purposes of the Regulations. The position has now been clarified.
Sales agents and principals are looking over their shoulders as Brexit approaches.
Under the Commercial Agents Regulations, an agent will generally be entitled to compensation or an indemnity payment on the termination of their agency contract. Unless the agency contract specifies an indemnity payment