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.
The short answer is that the principal probably can terminate, but care needs to be taken as this is not an automatic right.
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
"Hedging your bets" between the options of compensation or indemnity has come to prominence again in a new case.