Manchester, United Kingdom
Richard is a Partner and the head of Commercial at JMW. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, he spent 12 years at national law firm Pinsent Masons. Richard has over 16 years’ experience negotiating and advising clients on an extensive range of commercial matters including:
Richard is praised by his client’s for his aptitude to quickly grasp complex issues and his commercial approach combined with strong technical skills.
Richard has experience of advising clients on a wide range of commercial matters including key long term supply agreements and outsourcing agreements assisting clients to maximise value from key relationships. He has advised clients on a variety of methods to get product and services to market including the establishment of strategic partnerships, the appointment of agents and distributors and the establishment of franchise networks. Richard also advises clients on the associated consumer issues including sales promotions and consumer protection legislation.
Richard regularly advises clients in relation to IT contracts including the procurement of hardware and development of software. He also advises clients in relation to the commercialisation and protection of their intellectual property.
Richard’s clients praise his ability to get to grips quickly with complex issues and his commercial approach combined with strong technical skills.
1994 - 1997
Bachelor of Laws
1997 - 1998
Advised client in relation to the outsourced provision of a consumer goods refurbishment service for a leading retailer
Advising numerous leading sports people in relation to their image rights.
Advised leading retailer on its outsourced warehousing and logistics agreement