Business Contracts &Agreements

Within the pub company and brewery sector there is a growing need for highly skilled legal advice in the area of contracts and commercial trading agreements.

At Else Solicitors, our experience of working within this industry means we can give practical advice and support in drafting both standard contracts and specialist one-off agreements. Whether it is drafting a Brewing and/or a Bottling Agreement, or advising upon the implications of a trading agreement between major breweries or the nature and effect of a standard ‘partnership’ or trading agreement.

Our long-standing relationships with clients gives us the knowledge to tailor services to meet your individual commercial objectives.

How Can We Help

If there is an opportunity to strike a new deal that will reduce your costs, improve efficiency or develop your business, let us provide the expertise to ensure your interests are protected and any risks are well-managed. We can also help you find ways to finance expansions and restructures.

We have extensive knowledge and experience in structuring:

  • Franchise agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Financing agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Distribution agreements
  • Outsourcing agreements
  • Technology transfer
  • Facilities management service level agreements

If you would like to speak to a member of the team who specialises in contracts and commercial trading agreements, please contact Chris Else on 01283 526 200 or email

Business Contracts & Agreements

Within the pub company and brewery sector there is a growing need for highly skilled legal advice in the area of contracts and commercial trading agreements.
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Tenancy Agreement, Commercial Lease Agreement, & Sublets

At Else Solicitors we can act for landlords and tenants when it comes to agreeing tenancies, sub-letting and lease renewals.
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The ever-changing world of employment law is challenging for all businesses. The licensed and hospitality trade is no exception.
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Chris is the founding Partner of Else Solicitors and has over 25 years’ experience as a commercial solicitor dealing mainly with commercial disputes. He is also an accredited Mediator.

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Chris Else

Managing Partner

Experience in handling business mergers and acquisitions, disposals, corporate re-organisations, company share buy back, management buyouts, venture capital and private equity investment, and joint venture and partnership agreements.

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Adam Gilbert

Partner - Head of Corporate & Commercial

How can we help?

Get in touch.

At Else, we pride ourselves on having experience in dealing with a wide range of specialist services.

Our team always strive to find the most practical, timely, and cost-effective solution for our clients.

We will use the full range of options available to us; from mediation and negotiation to court action at whatever level is appropriate.

To speak to one of our trusted professionals contact us on 01283 526200. Alternatively, you can send us a message and we will get in touch at a time that suits you.