E-commerce legal advice
We help you to establish and operate your e-commerce business in compliance with UK, EU and Swiss law
Setting up an e-commerce business is relatively easy. Navigating the laws that impact your on-line business can be complex.
Our technology lawyers will work closely with you to understand your e-commerce model and then advise on the key legal issues that impact your business. We will help you draft your on-line terms and conditions, your privacy notice and all other contracts that you need for e-commerce.
- Online contracting
- Terms and conditions for your website
- Contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services
- Advising on different e-commerce models
- Digital signatures
- Data protection
- E-commerce marketplaces
- On-line regulation
- Consumer protection law impacting e-commerce
Latest News on E-commerce
The European Union (EU) has committed to improving consumer protection in the single market thanks to its “New Deal for Consumers” strategy. As part of that plan, the Omnibus Directive (2019/2161/EU) came into force on 7 January 2020.
On 7 January 2020, the European Commission adopted the “Omnibus Directive” (Directive(EU) 2019/2161, the “Regulation”), which must be implemented by Member States as of 28 May 2022. EU and non-EU-based online platforms offering products, services, or digital content to consumers must comply with the new requirements.
If you operate an e-commerce marketplace in the European Union (EU) you must provide certain pre-contractual mandatory information about the third-party sellers (sellers) on your e-commerce platform to consumers.