A specialist commercial, employment, communications, technology and franchise law firm.
Providing advice via English, Italian and Russian speaking lawyers, our solicitors provide legal advice to all manner of commercial business, and will represent you in general & complex commercial matters (including business, media, internet, communications, software and technology transactions and disputes and our clients span a wide range of industries and sectors.
What sets us apart is our relatively low cost base compared with other London Solicitors. Our services represent a high quality, partner-led service which represents great value for money.
Quality-Assured: We are committed to effective and personalised service and take a pro-active approach to ensure cost-effective quality-assured value-based (vfm) services. We are renowned for delivering effective, realistic and attainable goals, and offering commercially realistic guidance to assist decision-making in all areas of our advice.
We understand the importance of
a) responding promptly and if necessary around the clock;
b) simple, effective advice;
c) being available at times to suit you;
d) clear and unequivocal advice;
e) advice with a sound commercial grounding;
f) real time billing;
g) on-line access to documents;
h) easy access to your client relationship partner.
Our intellectual property (IP) experts will help you manage risk and exploit commercial opportunities arising from your IP and to maximize return on your investment in your brand, commercial know-how and innovations. We are a "one stop shop" integrated Intellectual Property team that delivers a competitive advantage. Our professionals bring a broader commercial knowledge and skill set than others in the market, some having their own IP commercial companies. We deliver commercial arrangements that properly reflect the mechanisms required to extract proper value for the rights being licensed and retain appropriate ownership and control of their rights.
We understand intellectual property. Every day we work with clients to help them enhance and extract the greatest value from their IP rights. Unique to other law firms, our market-leading multi-jurisdictional capability allows us to draw on the combined experience of IP and commercial, franchise and technology solicitors - specialists in all aspects of the commercialisation of IP.
We help businesses develop a global IP strategy whether initial registration, ongoing protection or exploitation and enforcement of your intellectual property rights.
We draft and negotiate patent, trade marks, copyright and design right licences and advise you how to best commercialise your intellectual property assets into revenue streams through licensing, sponsorship, distribution agreements and royalties.
We assist businesses with IP due diligence (both pre- and post- sale) and IP audits as part of intellectual property acquisition and disposal strategy. Our competition and regulatory expertise means we are alert to key issues around national and international supply chain mechanism, including exhaustion, parallel imports and the grey markets.
We have a wealth of experience in dealing with a variety of litigation matters and court claims. We recognise that any kind of legal dispute can be stressful and costly, and are expert at seeking the most cost effective remedy, whilst at the same time being tactically astute, whether we're acting for Claimant or Defendant. At ADL, we have the necessary problem-solving skills and specialist expertise to resolve your dispute.
We will seek the earliest possible resolution, where at all possible, and are ever mindful of the Court's emphasis on achieving resolution without the need for Court intervention, recognising that mediation can lead to faster sensible and arbitration may provide for commercially secret settlements, and lower legal costs.
Our principal objective in every case is to resolve our client's disputes in the most favourable and cost effective method. We have a reputation for offering practical and sensible advice to clients as well as being proactive in dispute management.
The ADL Legal team works extensively with clients of all sizes, from entrepreneurs and SMEs to national and international listed companies in many different areas from mainstream businesses to specialist businesses such as e-commerce, motorsport and franchising sectors and from drafting and preparing agreements, to advising on agreements and dealing with contract disputes.