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Blandy & Blandy LLP

ONE FRIAR STREET, READING, RG1 1DA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0118 951 6800
Fax:
Fax 0118 951 6813
DX:
4008 READING
Email:
Web:
www.blandy.co.uk

Nick Burrows

Tel:
Work 0118 951 6851
Email:
Blandy & Blandy LLP

Work Department

Corporate and commercial.

Position

Nick Burrows is a partner in the commercial team and heads up the charity and education sector service team. He advises charities, schools and third sector organisations on areas such as formation, constitutional matters, incorporation, and trustees' duties. He also advises on joint ventures, collaborations, consortia and mergers, together with contractual negotiations with funders and others, public procurement, fundraising and intellectual property matters, such as trade marks and copyright. Nick also acts for professional partnerships, advising on partnership law and on conversion to, or incorporation of, Limited Liability Partnerships. He advises commercial clients on contractual matters, such as franchising and distribution agreements, e-commerce and IT contracts, intellectual property and outsourcing arrangements. Nick is a trustee of several local charities. He speaks regularly at seminars on charity, education and third sector matters.

Career

Trained at Clarks, qualified in 1985; Southorns Solicitors; became a partner at Harris Cartier LLP in 2001 and at Blandy & Blandy in 2002.

Languages

French.

Member

Law Society; Institute of Directors; Charity Law Association.

Education

University of Reading (LLB Law).

Leisure

Enjoys golf, cricket, skiing, cooking, music.


South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Corporate and commercial: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

At Blandy & Blandy LLP, practice head David Few acted for the shareholders of Stontronics on its £6.5m sale to Stadium Group, which involved a preliminary group restructuring. Few also advised Lloyds Bank on a loan to Wharton Park Golf and Country Club. Nick Burrows and Debbie Brett, who head the charity and IP practices, respectively, advise on a variety of corporate, commercial and contentious matters.

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South East: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Leading individuals

Nick Burrows - Blandy & Blandy LLP

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Blandy & Blandy LLP’s ‘knowledgeable’ and ‘proactive’ team in Reading acts for local clients including Thames Valley Air Ambulance and Berkshire Community Foundation. The ‘professional, approachable and pragmaticNick Burrows is recommended.

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South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Blandy & Blandy LLP’s ‘very good’ team is headed by the ‘experiencedNick Burrows. Clients include the University of Reading and Reading Blue Coat School.

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