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3 ST MARY'S PARSONAGE, MANCHESTER, M3 2RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Fax:
Fax 0161 832 6650
DX:
14325 MANCHESTER-1
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www.kuits.com

James Wall

Tel:
Work 0161 832 3434
Email:
Kuit Steinart Levy LLP

Work Department

Commercial & Intellectual Property

Position

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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Career

Qualified 2006
Kuits 2004

Education

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 ‘commercially aware’ corporate department at Kuit Steinart Levy LLP has ‘superior technical ability, as well as an unwavering commitment to responsiveness’. In addition to handling large, complex transactions, particularly in the owner-managed and family business arena, the practice also draws on sector expertise in the hotel, leisure, IT, pharmaceutical and sports industries. Team head Robert Buckley (who is ‘commercially savvy, practical and a team player’) has particular expertise in sports-related commercial matters and acts for GG Hospitality on a range of transactional matters. Kirsti Pinnell (who attracts praise for ‘cutting through the jargon and focusing on the overall objective’) regularly acts for AIM-listed corporations, recently advising Sys Group on the acquisition of System Professional by Daily Internet. Also recommended are executive partner Robert Levy, who ‘balances technical ability with practicality’; Peter Allen, who advises on M&A, equity investment and joint ventures; Martin Lewis; and James Wall, who was promoted to partner in 2016.

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