Supply, manufacturing and logistics
Supply, manufacturing and logistics has never been in the spotlight more. It is fundamental to our continued access to the goods and services that we are reliant on. We understand the ways in which it is constantly changing and evolving to meet those needs.
At Browne Jacobson our lawyers have extensive experience of supply, manufacturing and logistics, acting for a wide array of clients, across sectors such as fashion and beauty, automotive and food and drink.
We understand that problems with transporting goods to where they need to be, and the pressure to operate in an environmentally friendly manner, are issues at the forefront of the day-to-day running of your organisation.
Alongside our wealth of experience in helping you manage every facet of the supply chain and getting goods to market, we offer support at all stages of your business’ growth. We have an in-depth understanding of the need to adapt processes and styles of negotiation, depending upon the businesses involved.
Importantly, we recognise that this sector requires a truly international approach. Whether advising on legal issues or acting as a connector to those that can help your business grow, we’re proud to be a founding member of the PANGEA NET international legal network. Through this we maintain close working relationships with other overseas law firms, ensuring that we can meet your legal requirements, wherever they might be.
A courier service
Advising on DPD’s distribution centre and super hub acquisitions and disposals for over 30 years.
A leading warehousing and logistics provider
One of our lawyers was seconded to a warehouse and logistics provider, working directly with their in-house legal team on their contractual needs.
A dairy supplier
Advised the Dairy Co-Operative, as supplier, on the renegotiation of a business critical long-term cheese supply agreement.
Leading cosmetics brand
Advising on distribution and warehousing agreements, including a termination dispute and issues with insolvency of a warehousing supplier.
Global beauty brand
Advising on cosmetics manufacturing and supply agreements for a global beauty brand.
International supplier of workwear
Advising on complex business-critical supply contracts with new customers.
You may be interested in...
Legal Update - Food and drink regulatory update
Food for Thought: Food and drink regulatory update - Autumn 2023
King’s Speech gives the green light for autonomous vehicles
The Supreme Court considers limitation in environmental nuisance claims
D.I.P.T. Limited and Others v Sanglier Limited v Apollo Chemicals Limited  EWHC 426 (TCC) – In the middle of the supply chain
Three strong restructuring and insolvency team join Browne Jacobson
The future of autonomous technology - August 2023
Polluters to face unlimited penalties under new legislation
Legal Update - Food and drink regulatory update
Food and drink regulatory update - summer 2023
How to manage retail sector supply contracts and avoid disputes
'Autonomous vehicles: what the future holds' on-demand
Browne Jacobson announces completion of employee acquisition of Two Twenty
Browne Jacobson advise on disposal of Sella Controls to HIMA Group
Employee who refused to wear a face mask fairly dismissed
Browne Jacobson’s dealmakers advise leading door hardware supplier and manufacturer UAP on its acquisition of Maher London
The UK's green agenda - the outcomes of COP27 and actions since COP26
Browne Jacobson announces former Aston Martin Vice President as Non-Executive Director of its Manufacturing & Industrials sector
Law firm Browne Jacobson has appointed former Vice President and Chief Planning Officer (CPO) of Aston Martin Lagonda, Nikki Rimmington as its first Non-Executive Director (NED) of its Manufacturing & Industrials sector strategy board.
Browne Jacobson appoints its first Non-Executive to Chair to support its corporate sector strategy board
The problematic transition to electric vehicles - what is the impact on manufacturing
It was reported in May 2022 that the BMW-owned manufacturer had been forced to put a temporary stop on the production of all manual transmission vehicles due to the global semi-conductor shortage and the war in Ukraine. Mini stated that the move was made in order to "ensure production stability".
Levelling up white paper strategic briefing
The levelling up white paper sets out a set of 12 priority ‘missions’ to be pursued by national and local government in the years to come. With measures covering regeneration, communities, connectivity, education, R&D, employment, and health.
New year, new Brexit transport rules
From 1st January, new import rules come into effect, with potential for significant delay, disruption and cost for importers and exporters.
Browne Jacobson’s corporate lawyers advise on international disposal of manufacturer Chesterfelt Ltd
Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team have acted for the shareholders of bituminous waterproofing product manufacturer and distributor Chesterfelt Ltd on the sale of Chesterfelt Ltd to TN International (TNi), owners of Scottish insultation manufacturer Superglass.
Tipping the balance: Assessing patent infringement
In July this year, four years to the month after its introduction into UK law in the Supreme Court’s seminal judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly, the court handed down its latest decision applying the ‘doctrine of equivalents’.
CDS Group acquires Complete Detection Systems
Browne Jacobson has advised CDS Group Holdings on the acquisition of Complete Detection Systems Limited for an undisclosed consideration.
O/281/19 Revocation (Device Marks) – 23 May 2019
This decision is a good example of how the IPO approaches non-use challenges, and an insight into the economics of gift shops at public parks.
Browne Jacobson lead adviser on nmcn plc’s acquisition of Lintott Environmental Technologies and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lintott Control Systems
Browne Jacobson’s Manchester team has advised nmcn, the national provider of design, offsite manufacturing and construction services in the water sector, on its acquisition of water treatment system manufacturer Lintott Environmental Technologies and its wholly owned subsidiary, Lintott Control Systems (LCS).
Browne Jacobson advises shareholders on sale of Delamin Nitriding Salts Limited to Parker Trutec Inc
Browne Jacobson’s corporate finance team advised the shareholders of Delamin Nitriding Salts Limited (DNS) on the sale of the business to Parker Trutec Inc, the North American subsidiary of Tokyo based Nihon Parkerizing Co., Ltd.
Modern Slavery Act - reporting obligation
What should your employees do if an incident of modern slavery is identified within your organisation or its supply chains?
Are you ready for the Modern Slavery Act 2015? ‘Commercial Organisations’ analysis
What “commercial organisations” does the MSA apply to?
Are you ready for the Modern Slavery Act 2015?
Browne Jacobson has been watching with interest as the Modern Slavery Act 2015 has evolved.
The Modern Slavery Act 2015
The Modern Slavery Act 2015 requires certain organisations which carry on a business or part of a business in the UK to disclose what activity they are undertaking to eliminate slavery.