bigstock-Contract-Form-smallCloisters’ Commercial Team has expertise across a broad range of commercial law disputes. We are regularly instructed to appear in commercial and common law litigation at all levels as well as domestic and international arbitrations.

Cloisters’ formidable reputation as a leading Employment Law set is a testament to its particular expertise in respect to the commercial aspects of the employment relationship.

Recent cases range across a broad spectrum of commercial disputes from complex commercial wrongdoing in the tech sector to enforcement of restrictive covenants for a media organisation facing client poaching. Clients range from celebrities such as P Diddy, to media publications such as the Independent and higher education institutions including the London School of Economics, to name just a few.

Our members regularly appear and advise in respect to cases involving:

  • Bonus and commission disputes
  • Unlawful competitive activity, restrictive covenants and garden leave
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Director's duties and remedies for Director's misfeasance / misconduct
  • Fiduciary duties
  • Injunctive relief (both interim and final)

View our Commercial Law Barristers


Commercial Law Blogs

08 March 2016
Cloisters’ Sheryn Omeri will introduce the guest chair and guest speaker, O. Thomas Johnson, Judge of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, at a lec...
21 October 2015
There is, at common law, no property in information (Oxford v Moss [1978] 68 Cr App Rep 183).  An employer may want to use database rights where ...

Our broader commercial work includes:

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Sale of goods
  • Confidentiality and database rights
  • Partnership disputes
  • Arbitrations
  • Commercial agents' regulations
  • Commercial aspects of sports law

Various members, at different levels of seniority, are able to accept instructions direct from members of the public and from organisations.