Business Law: What is it?

Business Law, sometimes called Commercial Law or Mercantile Law, is the body of law which governs, whether by convention, agreement, or national or international legislation, the dealings within business and commerce. It is often considered to be a branch of Civil Law and deals with issues both of private and public law.

This area of the law draws on a variety of legal disciplines, including tax law, intellectual property, real estate, sales, employment law, bankruptcy, business contracts, sale of goods, banking, insurance, finance, & partnerships, among others.

What does this mean?

Commercial Law regulates corporate contracts, hiring practices, and the manufacture and sales of consumer goods. Business law touches everyday lives through every contractual dealing undertaken. Contract terms must be legal, certain, and possible of performance.

How can Business Law help you?

Common legal issues within Commercial law are violation of contracts, advertising disputes, marketing term violations, unfair trade practices, deficiency in service, consumer complaints, and leakage of trade secrets.

We are prepared to sit with you and assess current contracts to see if we can benefit you and your business.

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