Gardening products: Our client is the UK`s leading supplier of culture, gardening, wild bird care and pet care products. We have developed agency trade agreements for the distribution of all their products throughout the UK in independent gardening centres through agents. We have also participated in various “disputes” aimed at resolving the issue of compensation and compensation for various agents for the death, (ii) the sale of agencies and (iii) resignation, including the sale of agencies and the high court`s measures concerning the quantification of compensation, in order to include European law. For more information on agency and distribution agreements, please contact our commercial lawyers in Alconbury, Peterborough, Spalding, Nottingham or Birmingham. Lawyers for the agency agreement or distribution agreement or distribution agreement? As part of a distribution agreement, the supplier or manufacturer sells products directly to the distributor, who then resells the products to its customers by adding a margin to cover its own costs and profits. An agency relationship exists when a party (the agent) has authorization Lanyon Bowdler`s commercial law team are experts in the field of distribution and agency agreements and have experience in developing and advising such agreements that operate both in the UK and abroad. We can help you decide whether you are appointing a distributor or agent, including advice on the economic considerations in choosing a distributor or potential agent, the proposed territory and the consequences of appointing a distributor or agent to a foreign country. While the law does not require an agency agreement to be written or specified what should be included in an agency agreement, experienced trade lawyers recommend that important provisions be included in the agency agreement to reduce the risk of litigation between the business owner and the agent. The main provisions that need to be adapted according to the field of activity and objectives are: trade lawyers state that it is always desirable for an agency agreement to be concluded in writing, since it is a contract between two parties and it is important that both parties are aware of their rights and obligations. In the absence of a clear and written agency agreement, there is a higher risk of commercial litigation. Merchant agreements assume that a company grants another company or another person the right to resell its goods or services, assuming that the reseller meets certain conditions and does not present forgeries for the original distributor or the product itself.