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Gorvins Solicitors

Work Department

Corporate - Commercial


Christian is a Partner in the Corporate – Commercial department. He specialises in leading on corporate transactions of all kinds including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, MBO’s, private equity and venture capital across a variety of sectors including manufacturing, recruitment, entertainment and leisure. Christian predominantly acts for owner-managed businesses and family-owned businesses in the SME sector, many of whom are long standing clients. Christian has also developed a niche specialism in advising family businesses and heads up Gorvins’ Family Business team.


Qualified 2003

Lawyer Rankings

North West > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

The team at Gorvins Solicitors handles both litigious intellectual property work, including high profile defences against allegations of trademark infringement, and corporate transactional work in the tech space. Experienced corporate and M&A lawyer Andrew Curwen leads the non-contentious arm of the practice, while litigator Guy Lightowler, who has a strong track record in trademark and copyright disputes, including cases before the High Court and European Intellectual Property Office, oversees contentious matters. Christian Mancier and Paul Lupton are also key.

North West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

(Leading individuals)

Christian MancierGorvins Solicitors

Gorvins Solicitors‘ extensive corporate and commercial practice ranges from acquisitions, MBOs, and disposals to outsourcing, e-commerce and agency arrangements. The firm is noted for its capabilities in the media and publishing sectors, as well as for its burgeoning position in the wealth management world. Practice co-chair Andrew Curwen is experienced in venture capital and debt finance work, while fellow co-chair Christian Mancier is a key port of call for a number of family-owned businesses. Other key names to note include Paul Lupton, whose broad coverage includes logistics and technology sector matters; Gemma Lingard, who often advises on company restructurings and contractual issues; and Rowan Uren, praised by clients for his ‘strong technical acumen‘ and ‘eye for detail‘. All named lawyers are based in Stockport.