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.
Advising on DPD’s distribution centre and super hub acquisitions and disposals for over 30 years.
One of our lawyers was seconded to a warehouse and logistics provider, working directly with their in-house legal team on their contractual needs.
Advised the Dairy Co-Operative, as supplier, on the renegotiation of a business critical long-term cheese supply agreement.
Advising on distribution and warehousing agreements, including a termination dispute and issues with insolvency of a warehousing supplier.
Advising on cosmetics manufacturing and supply agreements for a global beauty brand.
Advising on complex business-critical supply contracts with new customers.
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.
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".
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.
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 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.
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’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.
Browne Jacobson has appointed Peter Allen as Partner to its Manchester office, as it continues to grow its North West corporate practice.
What should your employees do if an incident of modern slavery is identified within your organisation or its supply chains?
What “commercial organisations” does the MSA apply to?
Browne Jacobson has been watching with interest as the Modern Slavery Act 2015 has evolved.
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.