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Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP

Work 01482 325242
Fax 01482 212974
11920 HULL-1

Marie Kell

Work +44 (0)1482 601 347
Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP

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Head of Commercial & IP, Partner


Marie heads the commercial unit and provides advice on all aspects of commercial and intellectual property work. Marie's main clients include several PLCs for whom she carries out high value commercial work.


Marie has vast experience of all aspects of commercial law. In particular, she specialises in drafting, reviewing and negotiating high value, bespoke and complex commercial agreements including major outsourcing projects, as well as advising upon intellectual property and data protection matters.

Yorkshire and the Humber: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Hull and East Yorkshire

Within: Corporate and commercial: Hull and East Yorkshire

Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP’s team ‘is a pleasure to work with and is always focused on cost-effective solutions’ and practice head Andrew Funnellis a capable leader who is well-liked for his expertise and personable way of working’. Known for its strengths in the dairy, food, engineering and renewables sectors, the practice advises clients ranging from owner-managed businesses to UK businesses with cross-border interests. Corporate finance expert Nicholas Scott is, according to one client, ‘rapidly becoming known for his clear thinking and problem solving’; he was part of a team that advised family-owned business Colt Industrial Services on its £9.2m sale to Augean, which completed in May 2016. York-based Philip Ashworth advised longstanding client John Brash & Co on its acquisition by roofing manufacturer Marley Eternit and Matthew Smith, who is also based in York, handled Bostonair’s acquisition of the crane maintenance division of HMF, a UK subsidiary of a Danish manufacturing company. Managing partner and M&A specialist Mark Pearson-Kendall, senior consultant Martin Whitehead, who focuses on agricultural corporate matters, and Marie Kell, who advises plc’s on data protection, IP and commercial issues, are also key contacts. Other clients include Heron Food Group, Henderson Insurance Brokers, CPD Direct and Seven Seas.

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Yorkshire and the Humber: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP’s commercial and IP department advises clients on areas such as registration and protection of trade marks, design rights, copyright, patents, domain names, branding, brand strategy and IP infringement. The Hull-based firm has a number of plc clients that it assists with IP and data protection issues. Marie Kell heads the team.

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