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Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

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Richard Prowse

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Richard's work includes both EU and UK competition law and his specialisms include merger clearances, joint ventures and strategic alliances, agency and distribution, and restrictive trade practices. He advises widely on compliance programmes and has particular knowledge of the automotive and airport sectors. He heads the competition team in Birmingham.


The impact of Brexit will not be the same for all businesses. Our Brexit lawyers are working with a number of clients to help them with Brexit planning. We are helping them take steps to put themselves in the best possible position. For some clients, we have analysed the implications of Brexit on their business based on the different potential models of Brexit. We would be happy to discuss the potential implications of Brexit for your business too.

Contact Richard for more information on how Brexit may affect your business.

View our Brexit hub for our full range of Brexit resources.

Contractual risk analysis and Brexit proofing - Guiding businesses through Brexit

The UK’s momentous vote to leave the EU marks the dawn of an unprecedented period of uncertainty for business. Whilst the precise nature of the UK’s future relationship with the EU and the impact this will have on business and trading arrangements is currently unknown, it is generally agreed that there are five models for the future UK/EU trade structure post Brexit. The impact each of these models would have on business differs significantly.


Efficiency in contract delivery - Eversheds Enhance Richard has recently contributed to Eversheds Enhance, a guide to efficient contract delivery. Please view, share or download the guide here.


Richard has recently contributed to new commercial law videos on how our commercial legal team can help you.
View the videos below

Commercial Contracts: Why work with Eversheds?

Commercial contracts, our experience

Outsourcing: How can we help you?



Richard has contributed to the 'International Business Acquisitions Handbook'.

The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms


Visit our Brexit Legal Advice Hub for in-house lawyers



London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Commercial contracts

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP handles a wide range of cross-border outsourcing transactions, including those connected with logistics, human resources, IT and BPO. Recent highlights included acting for Transport for Greater Manchester on the procurement and outsourcing of an operational and maintenance contractor for the Manchester Metrolink, and separately, assisting Severn Trent Water with a facilities management outsourcing project. In addition to undertaking outsourcing matters, the firm also provides advice on a broad spectrum of other commercial contracts, such as supply chain agreements, strategic alliances and joint ventures. Simon Gamlin, who leads the international outsourcing practice, has particular sector expertise in the financial services industry. Richard Prowse is the national head of the commercial contracts team. Other names to note are Charlotte Walker-Osborn, Craig Rogers, Agnes Koko and Alison Brearey. Nick Stubbs joined from Ward Hadaway, while Gayle McFarlane is a recent hire from Cordery.

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London: Transport


Within: Aviation

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP provides an ‘excellent service’ covering regulatory, commercial, competition, employment and dispute resolution matters. It is advising Hermes Airports on EU law matters, and provides employment advice to Heathrow Airport. IATA, Birmingham Airport, Manchester Airports Group, Vantage Airports Group and Aero Professional are also clients. The team is led by Richard Prowse in Birmingham, Simon Masters in Manchester and Cardiff-based Tom Bray, who ‘really goes the extra mile and is very responsive’.

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