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Andrew Curwen

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Gorvins Solicitors

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Corporate & Commercial


Andrew is Head of the Corporate - Commercial practice at Gorvins Solicitors. He has been named as one of the Legal 500's leading lawyers for 2018. Noted as excellent to deal with and a no-nonsense approach which has proved very persuasive in debates with the other side on transactions. Andrew advises clients ranging from institutions to owner-managed businesses. He specialises in corporate transactions; advising on acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, MBOs and MBI's, venture capital and debt finance. Andrew regularly secures some of the departments high profile deals and has an enviable list of long-standing clients.


Trained Cobbetts 1992 and qualified at the firm in 1994. Associate Solicitor 1994 - 2000. Partner 2000-2003. Partner at Rowe Cohen 2003 - 2007. Joined Gorvins as a Partner in 2007 to date


Lancaster Royal Grammar School (1980 - 1987); Durham University BA(Hons) in Georgraphy 1987 - 1990; CPE at College of Law and Law Society Finals in 1992.

North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West

Within: Leading individuals

Andrew Curwen - Gorvins Solicitors

Within: Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the North West

Gorvins Solicitors is adept at handling matters including mergers, acquisitions, disposals, management buyouts and buy-ins, private equity and corporate transactions. It also advises on commercial contracts and outsourcing arrangements. Its clients include owner-managed businesses, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs, banks, corporate funders and service providers from the local region as well as nationwide. Key client sectors include media and publishing, housing and construction, finance, retail, healthcare and market research, where the firm has seen an increasing number of instructions. Andrew Curwen heads the team.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Gorvins Solicitors advises clients on copyright, design rights, trademarks and patents. It also deals with enforcement, disputes, passing off, copyright infringement and IP licenses. Andrew Curwen co-heads the team and advises institutions and OMBs on corporate transactions. Guy Lightowler also co-heads the team and acts for a range of clients in IP disputes.

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