RichardParkinson

Manchester, United Kingdom

1 Testimonials
3 Case studies
5 Articles

Summary

Practice Areas:

  • Corporate and Commercial
JMW Solicitors LLP

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: 

  • key long term supply and service agreements
  • complex outsourcing agreements and transactions,
  • assisting clients to maximise value from key relationships
  • advising on different methods available to get products and services to market
  • advising on associated consumer issues
  • IT contracts including the procurement of hardware and development of software; and the commercialisation and protection of their intellectual property.

Richard is praised by his client’s for his aptitude to quickly grasp complex issues and his commercial approach combined with strong technical skills.

Previous Employment

Pinsent Masons 2002 - 2014

Legal director

Andersen Legal 2000 - 2002

Solicitor

Edge Ellison 1998 - 2000

Trainee solicitor

Experience

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.

Education

University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne

University

1994 - 1997

Bachelor of Laws

LPC

College of Law, York

1997 - 1998

LPC

Testimonials

Legal 500 UK

"Recommended lawyer"

Case Studies

Retailer advice

Advised client in relation to the outsourced provision of a consumer goods refurbishment service for a leading retailer

Sports image rights

Advising numerous leading sports people in relation to their image rights.

Retailer outsourcing and logistics advice

Advised leading retailer on its outsourced warehousing and logistics agreement

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