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James Wall

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Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

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Commercial & Intellectual Property


James was promoted to partner 2016 and deals with all aspects of corporate, commercial and non-contentious intellectual property advice in a variety of sectors, including pharma, manufacturing, sports and leisure, financial services, and education, with particular expertise in the commercialisation, acquisition and disposal of intellectual property rights. He regularly advises on licensing, image rights exploitation, distribution, agency, outsourcing, collaboration, e-commerce and franchising arrangements.

James works on complex and high value projects for the firm’s clients, in many cases supporting the in-house legal teams of the firm’s key clients. He sits on the North West Committee of the Licensing Executives Society (LES).

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Qualified 2006
Kuits 2004


University of Nottingham (2001 – LLB Hons)
The College of Law, Guildford (2002)

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Within: Corporate and commercial: Manchester

The ‘professional’ and ‘pragmatic’ team at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP  is adept at advising on large and complex transactions across the professional services, healthcare, food, beverage and technology sectors, while the commercial team regularly advises clients across the pharmaceutical, hotel, leisure and sports industries. ‘Incisive’ corporate and commercial team head Robert Buckley advises Salford City FC on a number of sponsorship and commercial deals; and is also advising the Class of ’92 on a new University Academy 92 project. The ‘practicalKirsti Pinnell advised SysGroup on the corporate aspects of its £3.9m acquisition of Telford-based Rockford IT; and also advised Ironveld, an AIM-traded mining company, on two separate placings of shares in 2017. Peter Allen advised Manor Service Stations on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Manor Services Stations to Motor Fuel; and also advised Fruitapeel on its sale to Belgium-based Puratos. Also noted are executive partner Robert Levy, who ‘delivers workable solutions’, associate Helen Mather , and James Wall , who handles commercial and non-contentious IP matters. Jan Winstanley  was recently promoted to partner, while Martin Lewis left the firm for an in-house role.

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