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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
Reading, London

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

Blandy & Blandy LLP’s team is ‘extremely competent and accomplished’, with practice head David Few singled out as ‘a very safe pair of hands – he never lets you down’. Deborah Brett advises on all areas of commercial law, and also heads the intellectual property department, and Nick Burrows is the other key figure. Highlights include advising BHG on the restructuring of its group of companies, and acting for the shareholders of Langley Engineering in Jointing Technologies’ acquisition of the business.

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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

At Blandy & Blandy LLP, Nick Burrows is ‘a hugely experienced team captain who makes things happen’. Clients include Berkshire County Blind Society and Career Connent.

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South East: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Blandy & Blandy LLP’s ‘always constructive’ education team, led by Nick Burrows (‘a pleasure to deal with’), is ‘particularly strong on planning and environmental issues’.

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