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Andrew Curwen

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Gorvins Solicitors

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Corporate & Commercial


Andrew is Head of the Corporate - Commercial practice at Gorvins Solicitors. Noted as excellent to deal with and a no-nonsense approach which has proved very persuasive in debates with the other side on transactions. Andrew advises clients ranging from institutions to owner-managed businesses. He specialises in corporate transactions; advising on acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, MBOs and MBI's, venture capital and debt finance. Andrew regularly secures some of the departments high profile deals and has an enviable list of long-standing clients.


Trained Cobbetts 1992 and qualified at the firm in 1994. Associate Solicitor 1994 - 2000. Partner 2000-2003. Partner at Rowe Cohen 2003 - 2007. Joined Gorvins as a Partner in 2007 to date


Lancaster Royal Grammar School (1980 - 1987); Durham University BA(Hons) in Georgraphy 1987 - 1990; CPE at College of Law and Law Society Finals in 1992.

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Curwen - Gorvins Solicitors

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West

The ‘prompt and knowledgeable’ team at Gorvins Solicitors acts for a number of national, regional and local clients, including public and private companies, owner-managed businesses, SMEs, entrepreneurs, banks and corporate funders. It is noted for its expertise in the media, publishing, retail, distribution, healthcare and finance sectors. Key highlights included advising FMPP Group on its £8m merger with Silbury Marketing, acting for Avonside Group Services on several acquisitions, and advising PDHL on the disposal of its debt management and IVA businesses. It also led John Mooney on the sale of Jontek to Legrand. John Munroe Group, Mondiale Publishing and Bridgebank Capital are also clients. Andrew Curwen heads the team, which includes the ‘first-rateChristian Mancier, who acts for owner-managed and family-owned businesses and leads the firm’s family business team. Consultant Paul Lupton advises on corporate and commercial matters for small-to-medium-sized businesses and their owners.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Gorvins Solicitors advises on all aspects of intellectual property including copyright, design rights, trade marks and patents, covering every stage of protecting those intellectual property rights, all the way through to enforcing or disputing those rights once established. Andrew Curwen heads the department, which acts for clients such as Dishman Europe, GPC Computer Software and Ritrama (UK).

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