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Our Service

 

At Myerson Solicitors our multi-discipline team is drawn from across our practice with expertise across a number of service lines. Our team offers a comprehensive and holistic service advising manufacturing and engineering businesses on a range of legal issues that impact on their day to day trading. This, tied in with our connections to a wide network of trade associations and professional advisers operating with the manufacturing and engineering sector, means that we have the skills and experience to meet the needs of all businesses within manufacturing and engineering.

Our Approach

Our manufacturing and engineering team act for a large variety of clients trading both within the UK and internationally. We have extensive experience advising clients trading within diverse sub-sectors, including building materials, textiles, household goods, industrial equipment, food and drink and healthcare products in relation to a number of matters, including:

  • Terms of trade and supply of goods;
  • Distribution and commercial agency arrangements;
  • e-commerce terms and conditions;
  • Outsourcing arrangements;
  • Manufacturing agreements;
  • Mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and collaborations;
  • Licensing, development, protection and exploitation of intellectual property, including software;
  • Management and security of data;
  • Investment, lending and security;
  • Commercial property;
  • Dispute resolution and debt recovery;
  • Employment and contractor issues; and
  • Construction. 

Our Experience

  • Acting for a thin film vacuuming coating company in recovering debts owed to them by their trade customers and in relation to a dispute regarding a pre-contract deposit for the purchase of shares which did not proceed.
  • Acting for a Chinese food manufacturer in a claim against an ex-employee relating to infringement of intellectual property rights, misuse of confidential information and breach of restrictive covenants contained in the ex-employee’s employment contract.
  • Acting for a pharmaceutical company in a claim against a seller of a business relating to a breach of warranty and misrepresentation;
  • Acting for a leading manufacturer of energy and data transmission systems in defending a claim against in relation to a lease of equipment;
  • Acting for an international logistics company in relation to a dispute over the lease and delivery of forklift trucks.
  • Acting for the seller of a chemical distribution company based in the North funded via an investor. The transaction required intensive negotiations of the purchase price calculation and post-completion purchase price adjustment mechanism. The seller was also required to provide all-encompassing restrictive covenants by the buyer to safeguard the value and goodwill of the business.
  • The sale of a majority shareholding in JTK Automotive Limited, a provider of online remarketing solutions to the motor industry, to British Car Auctions Limited.
  • Acting for Peter Wheeler and his family in the sale of Lancashire-based iconic TVR Engineering Limited to Russian businessman Nikolai Smolenski, dubbed the “Baby Oligarch.
  • Advising MGH Bowen Ltd in connection with an investment by Breedon Aggregates England Limited into H.V. Bowen & Sons (Holdings) Ltd which operates a gritstone quarry at Tan-y-Foel, Welshpool, Powys. This matter involved an initial reorganisation of the H.V. Bowen group and new shareholder arrangements between MGH Bowen and Breedon Aggregates England. We also worked closely with our Employment and Property Teams.
  • Acting for ACE UK in relation to its sourcing of a recycling plant (and related services) from manufacturers in France and its venture with Sonoco for the commercial operation of the plant to recycle beverage cartons. We have also advised ACE UK on its joint venture to commercialise/exploit by-products of recycled cartons.

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Meet Our Specialists

Home-grown or recruited from national, regional or City firms. Our specialists are experts in their fields and respected by their peers.

Andrew Brown

Andrew Brown

Andrew is a Partner in our Corporate Commercial department

Mohammed Akeel Latif

Mohammed Akeel Latif

Akeel is a Partner and Head of the Corporate Commercial department at Myerson

Carla Murray

Carla Murray

Carla is a Partner in our Corporate Commercial department

Scott Sands

Scott Sands

Scott is a Partner in our Corporate and Commercial department

Ryan Fletcher

Ryan Fletcher

Ryan is a Solicitor in our Corporate Commercial department

Robert Brothers

Robert Brothers

Robert is an Associate in our Commercial Litigation department