Commercial law

Kinley Legal advises on matters of commercial law covering a broad range of legal services designed to support businesses in making money out of their products and services.

The firm specialises in the drafting, amendment and termination of contracts for international sale, long term supply agreements, taking security, agency and distribution agreements, contracts for carriage of goods, and licences for intellectual and industrial property, especially rights to software, databases and multimedia products.

We assist with the drafting and review of statements for use in Internet publications, including disclaimers for publicly visible documents such as catalogues and websites.

Kinley Legal advises on data protection matters such as consents for sending marketing communications and third party data processing agreements for processing undertaken outside the EU. It also addresses wider issues such as information security, privacy, freedom of expression, and jurisdiction.

The firm also helps its clients minimise their VAT bill by using the advantages of the Isle of Man as a VAT-efficient point of import into the European Union.

Kinley Legal can provide legal support for international business expansion, franchising and branding. It can advise on responding to queries about the merits of an application for a new trade mark or opposing a third party mark.

For a description of our advice in specialist practice areas, see our sections on company law, intellectual property, banking and debt finance or equity finance.

For legal support for business owners and other individuals outside business matters, please refer to our sections on trusts, philanthropic organisations and foundations or estate planning.

Kinley Legal is committed to developing and maintaining commercial awareness, familiarity with economic policy and understanding what is moving markets and driving business decisions. It offers the services of people with languages who have a global outlook.

For more information on Kinley Legal’s commercial law practice, please contact Christopher Kinley, or if you would prefer for us to call you, please complete our simple contact form.

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