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Commercial Advisory 

AGL Commercial allows you to deploy proven senior commercial expertise for targeted matters delivering optimum outcomes and safeguarding value that otherwise would be lost to you.

Covering all stages of the contract lifecycle, our team can provide practical, commercial, financial, and operational insights tailored to your organisation's existing capabilities to secure the planned benefits. Our highly experienced team have operated with suppliers and purchasers and are well-versed in the challenges and complexities that even the most finely honed contract can present at all stages. 

Our Commercial Advisory Services


  • Deal shaping: we can work with you to understand your specific needs in shaping a new deal and will use our unique deal sculpture methodology to support you. 

  • Dispute analysis: we provide clear and effective ways to resolve disputes by applying appropriate commercial experience and analysis to drive recommended outcomes. 

  • Negotiation strategy: we can assess the current plan, make recommendations on negotiation strategy and tactics as well as lead or support during a negotiation from a commercial angle. 

  • Independent commercial advice: we can provide sensitive and discreet analysis and advice to help your decision-making process. 

  • Vendor consolidation/rebalancing: we can support you by using our vendor balance shift methodology to help drive an intelligent consolidation or a reweighting of portfolios to vendors. 

  • Increase commercial agility: we can advise you quickly and decisively when there are changes in market conditions including political instability that require action.

  • Outsourcing/insourcing: we can help you with the processing of outsourcing certain functions or to insource already outsourced functions. 

  • Value leakage health check: we can review your contract portfolio independently along with financial performance data and devise a plan to help you to remediate the contract landscape and secure better value for your business. 

Who Do We Advise? 
We advise the following: 


  • Chief Executive Officers who need to secure time-sensitive deals and require independent commercial expertise. 

  • Chief Financial Officers who need to achieve deals to meet financial targets and drive issues to commercial closures. 

  • General Counsels who need to rapidly shape deal structures and require additional commercial support. 

  • Commercial Directors who need support resolving difficult situations and help in powering up their team with proven expertise. 

Why Choose Our Team? 
Five great reasons to choose our AGL Commercial team:


  1. Offers senior-level specialist commercial advisory expertise for demand peaks with proven real-world experience to help accelerate the process for specific matters.  

  2. We fit alongside you to generate immediate demonstrable value.

  3. Experienced commercial interlock allows strong relationships to be built, forming a whole company approach focusing on practical, sustainable delivery.  

  4. Our commercial team can assemble the strategy, structure deals, shape negotiations and marshal the necessary details for your commercial matters.  

  5. We will act with integrity to be the trusted advisor providing an honest assessment of the situation (understanding that sometimes this may be bad news).

What Work Have We Completed? 
Examples of our work are as follows: 


  • Renegotiation of a deal mid-term with a large-scale supplier on behalf of an investment bank, securing over £100m in value. 

  • Deal shaping and negotiating an extension on a UK Public Services technology outsourcing contract value above £500m for a global technology supplier.

  • Multiple instances of dispute management advice and negotiation (details confidential), securing client benefits significantly above expectations (sell and buy side).

  • Internal commercial advisory reports regarding commercial strategy linking to operational capabilities. 

  • Commercial exit advice and management on a major UK Public Services contract for a global technology supplier.


[Please note that our commercial advisory services are non-legal services; to find out about our commercial law services, click here]. 

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