• Mercatis Law

    the specialist commodities law firm

    Providing expert legal advice to the commodities sector.

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The one-stop boutique  commodities law firm

Founded in 2017, our firm has grown to become the go-to boutique law firm for the provision of specialist legal services to the commodities sector.

We believe that the commodities sector needs legal support and advice in a more efficient, commercial and pragmatic manner than that currently offered by traditional law firms. We offer a new and better alternative.

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A fresh approach to legal services delivery reflecting the needs of modern business

  • Low cost base

    We maintain a relatively low cost base so that we can offer partner level experienced lawyers at highly competitive rates.

  • Compensation Structure

    We have implemented a compensation structure that ties how our lawyers get paid to the commercial outcome of each matter, aligning their success to that of our clients.

  • Fees

    We have greater flexibility to provide charging arrangements which suit each client and avoid any surprises in our invoices. We do this either by agreeing our fees up front or by regular fee updates in a manner we have found difficult to achieve in larger firms.

  • Legal Technology

    We make better use of technology to create efficiencies in the delivery of our services.

Thought leadership from Mercatis Law

Our latest insights

Precious Metals Loans, Leases and Repos – What are they and what are the risks?

This Client Alert explores the principal features of loans, leases and repos involving precious metals, together with the associated legal and credit risk implications.

Angus Macdonald joins Mercatis Law as a Consultant Solicitor

We are pleased to welcome Angus Macdonald to Mercatis Law as a Consultant Solicitor.

Finance for SMEs in the COVID-19 World

It can be challenging for a privately held SME to fund its existing and future business activities. COVID-19 has made matters far more uncertain and difficult, particularly in those sectors hardest hit by the pandemic. This Client Alert explores some of the financing options that may be available to an SME.