Commercial Contracts & Sourcing

Our Commercial Contracts & Sourcing team advises on structuring, drafting and negotiation of all types of contracts. As experts in complex, high-value commercial transactions, we advise blue-chip clients across a wide range of sectors on the contractual issues that go to the very core of their businesses.

Having one of the largest teams in Ireland in this area means we can offer a depth of resources and breadth of expertise that helps secure the best contractual outcomes for our clients. As trusted business advisers, we assist our clients navigate the confusing array of regulations and obligations applying to their business.

We specialise in providing commercially focused advice to a wide range of public and private clients, applying our strategic knowledge and formulating innovative contractual structures. Our pragmatic drafting is based on a fundamental understanding of the underlying industry - we know what issues are important and how best to address them, resulting in more focused contracts, and more efficient negotiations. Whatever kind of contract you need, we have the right skills and the right experience to help you close your deal.

Our Services 

• ICT contracts

• Framework and Master Service Agreements

• Partnership and collaboration agreements

• Distribution contracts

• Agency contracts (including advising on commercial agency issues)

• Franchise arrangements

• Procurement contracts

• Terms of sale / service

• Marketing, advertising and media contracts

• Sales and promotion laws

To find out more about how we can help you and your business, please contact one of the team members listed.


Legal 500, 2021

Go-to” team which possesses “incredible ability to find working solutions”.

Legal 500, 2021

A “very unique” and “really strong team” with lawyers who “speak and understand the language of technology”.

Recent Work

  • Advised the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) on the drafting and negotiation of a contract for the roll out, operation and 25-year maintenance of the multi-billion euro National Broadband Plan (NBP) which will provide broadband access wholesale services across a substantial part of Ireland
  • Advised Nest Labs, a leader in smart home products, on a full suite of commercial contracts for Ireland and across Europe, with wholesalers, retailers, online sellers and platforms, installation companies, and energy/utility companies.
  • Advised a national bank on an outsourcing contract to achieve the complex multi-million euro material outsourcing of its entire IT security function
  • LinkedIn


Philip Nolan


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