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Agency and Distribution Agreements Specialist agency and distribution agreements drawn up by solicitors in Milton Keynes

Agent and distributor networks can be an easy and cost-effective way of marketing and expanding a business. It is important however that both sides to the arrangement proceed on the basis of a clear agreement which facilitates profitable collaboration and minimises disagreements.

At Heald Solicitors in Milton Keynes, we draft agency and distribution agreements for businesses in a range of sectors. We also advise agents and distributors on the terms of agreements they have been offered and, where necessary, negotiate with the other side on a client’s behalf.

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Agency agreements

An agent is responsible for making a contract between his principal, which is the business or individual he represents, and the principal’s customer or client. The agent will not buy goods himself but will receive a commission on the sales made.

There are different types of agency agreements giving different levels of authority to an agent. For example, they may be able to negotiate contracts on behalf of the principal. At Heald Solicitors, we have a strong commercial understanding and can advise you on the best type of agreement for your business to give you flexibility as well as a strong legal framework.

Distribution agreements

A distribution agreement gives a distributor the right to sell goods on behalf of a supplier in a specified geographical territory. The distributor will buy the goods themselves from the supplier, then sell them on at a higher price.

A distribution agreement will generally include geographical restrictions, restrictions on selling competing products, pricing details, a requirement to purchase a minimum amount each time, provisions regarding liability and details of how the agreement can be terminated.


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Our agency and distribution agreements services

At Heald Solicitors, our agency and distribution agreements services include the following:

  • Advice on whether an agency or distribution agreement would be best for your business – to ensure you have the right structure in place;
  • Drafting agreements – making sure you have bespoke agreements in place that safeguard your business interests;
  • Advice for agents and distributors – to ensure that the agreement you have been offered is fair and legally sound and gives you the flexibility they need to succeed;
  • Advice on terminating an agreement – when you want to end a commercial relationship;
  • Dispute resolution – helping to resolve agency and distribution disagreements quickly and efficiently.
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For expert advice contact our agency and distribution agreement solicitors

At Heald Solicitors, our agency and distribution agreement solicitors can advise you in respect of agreements across a range of businesses and sectors.

While our office is in Milton Keynes, we regularly work with clients throughout England and Wales, often remotely, meaning that you can expect the same expert legal advice and excellent client care wherever you are located.

If you wish to talk to an expert agency and distribution agreements solicitor, please get in touch with our legal expert David Dees .

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