Commercial Contracts

Expert commercial contract lawyers

Expert commercial contract lawyers

Commercial Contracts

Commercial contracts are the background to the running of your business but are often the one element of legal work that is left behind.

Our contract law solicitors will take the time to get to know you and your business inside and out before making any recommendations or commencing any drafting.

Commercial contracts come in all shapes and sizes and the right terms need to be considered and fit for purpose. Our team of business contract lawyers will talk through all elements of the work with you paying particular focus to your core goals and desired outcomes to ensure that this is translated into a legally enforceable and clear contract.

Commercial contracts

Recent highlights

  • Advising a well known hospitality client on terms and conditions for its corporate golf club and hotel memberships

  • Assisting a Landed Estate client with termination provisions in an Events Contract

  • Advising on post termination provisions in a Franchise Agreement

Commercial contract law

Our expertise include:

Advice on buying or selling businesses​

Our clients rate us excellent

Sue Greenman

Everything was completed professionally and within my tight time scales. I would like to say thank you and would definitely go back to Goughs should I need help in the future.

Ali McBrine

Thank you Alice Blackmore for your fantastic professional support, with care, compassion and kindness, of our need for explanation and understanding of the system and language in a lot of correspondence. Thank you too for being always being honest and empathic of our feelings.

Andrew Alvis

Another well-managed transaction handled promptly and professionally by Nadine Cook and her team. We have used Goughs before, will use again and would not hesitate to recommend their services to anybody.

Phil Carter

Goughs Solicitors provide a friendly, professional and extremely reassuring service. The whole team, especially Georgina Catlin, are empathetic and provide sound advice when required, you definitely feel you are in safe hands.

Your Corporate & Commercial legal team

Gemma Sumsion

Head of Real Estate & Corporate

Gemma is a Partner and Head of Real Estate & Corporate. She specialises in commercial property and corporate matters, acting for a wide range of clients.

Hollie Plumb


Hollie started her training contract in September 2019 and for the majority of her training contract and since qualifying in September 2021, has been working closely with Gemma Sumsion in the Corporate and Commercial Team. 

Hannah Jackson

Trainee Solicitor

Hannah joined Goughs in April 2022, having received her LLM from the University of Law in 2020. She specialises in all areas of residential and commercial property, and values building lasting relationships with her clients.

Specialist Corporate & Commercial lawyers


We draw from a wide range of disciplines to support you in keeping your business moving forward.


Goughs have been providing legal services to businesses across the south west since 1882.


We deal with a wide variety of corporate clients so have the expertise to ensure all your needs are dealt with by one team.

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