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Trade and distribution

Getting products to market can give rise to a range of strategic and day-to-day trading and distribution issues. The questions you may find yourself asking include:

  • how should distribution networks be structured?
  • how can suppliers legally implement their pricing strategy?
  • can exclusive territories be given?
  • can suppliers control who resells their products?
  • what controls on internet selling are allowed?
  • are the rules the same for agents?
  • how can companies navigate and assess the risks under different legal rules around the world?

Fortunately, Eversheds Sutherland is on hand to help you chart a course through this complex and evolving legal area.

Experienced trade and distribution lawyers

Eversheds Sutherland has a global team of lawyers who can advise you on all aspects of routes to market. Local laws and the enforcement landscape will differ from one jurisdiction to the next. Our comprehensive knowledge and broad geographic reach means that we can prepare you for what to expect on the ground and provide local advice on all trading and distribution law issues.

We have significant trading and distribution experience across a wide range of sectors and our specialists in routes to market advise on these issues daily. There is little we have not seen before and our legal experience in trading and distribution allows us to provide cutting-edge advice on new issues.

We will work with you to understand your business objectives and to help you make crucial strategic decisions quickly and efficiently. Our advice is pragmatic, innovative and commercial.

Contact our trade and distribution team

If you would like any further information or need advice on trade and distribution matters, please contact our legal team.

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Ros Kellaway, Partner

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