Routine commercial transaction support makes up around 80% of the daily legal needs of most businesses. Whether it be for multi-billion dollar companies or owner managed start-ups, GLS Law provides world class commercial support on terms that most businesses can afford.

We advise on, draft, and negotiate all types of commercial contracts, including procurement, manufacturing, distribution, agency, licensing, franchising, technology and media, and joint venture agreements, as well as sector-specific agreements for a diverse range of clients. In addition, we have a wealth of experience, spanning a broad range of industries and geographies, in the creation, implementation, and management of precedents and template libraries. In short, we have placed our world class commercial team within reach of any business that requires it.


  • Procurement & Sourcing
  • Leasing Licensing
  • Collaboration Projects
  • Franchising, Distribution & Agency
  • Outsourcing
  • Joint Ventures Managed Services


  • OEM Supply Chain
  • Asset Monetisation
  • IT & Communications
  • Strategic & First Drafts
  • Precedent Library Maintenance


  • Contract Drafting Contract Reviews
  • Contract Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Group Legal Policies
  • Project Management

Vicente Ortiz Alonso



+65 6817 8204

Fernando Tesón de Troya

Junior Associate


+65 6817 8204

Matthew Glynn

Managing Director - GLS Law Firm


+65 6817 8202

Simon Bryan

Managing Director / Partner - GLS Law Firm

UAE / Singapore

+971 (0)4 333 1002

Pranav Rai



+65 6817 8204

Indicative Experience

Middle East: Represented a KSA based Arabic online travel and tourism agency in drafting and negotiating its IT outsourcing and software licensing agreements in the GCC.

Middle East: Assisted a number of multi-national entities in their franchising activities across the GCC countries, advised on the enforceability and compliance of their franchise agreements from the legal perspectives of those countries, and represented them in negotiations with local franchisees.

Europe: Prepared contractual negotiation manual for procurement department of a listed MNC manufacturer of building materials.

Europe: Advised a sports company, incorporated the company in the UK and drafted board resolutions.

Europe: Negotiated and drafted a 3-5 year FM Agreement for the provision of M&E Services to 380 central London buildings on behalf of Ecovert FM.

Middle East: Advised a global airline in the review and drafting of its suite of procurement agreements.

Middle East: Advised a global pharmaceutical company on various contractual agreements relating to its pharmaceutical products and medical devices.

Middle East: Advised one of the top five trading and industrial groups in Kuwait on its proposed licence agreements with a popular sandwich chain in the United States.

Europe: Advised Expedia Inc with a note on the impact of the UCPD on B2B commercial practices and assisted them with any inquiries made by the Belgian competition authorities.

Europe: Advised Pokerstars with a review of their online business agreement.

Middle East: Advising a US based provider of managed outsourcing services in its contract negotiations with a UAE based operator.

Middle East: Advising an Italian based service provider of managed outsourcing services in its contract negotiations with a UAE based operator.