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JMW Solicitors LLP

1 BYROM PLACE, SPINNINGFIELDS, MANCHESTER, M3 3HG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0345 402 0001
Fax:
Fax 0161 828 1827
DX:
14372 Manchester 1
Email:
Web:
www.jmw.co.uk
Liverpool, London, Manchester
JMW Solicitors LLP, Richard Parkinson, Manchester, ENGLAND

Richard Parkinson

Tel:
Work 0161 828 8338
Email:
JMW Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate/commercial.

Position

Richard is a partner and head of the firm's commercial contracts team. He joined JMW from national law firm Pinsent Masons in August 2014 having spent 12 years there. Richard has experience of advising clients on a wide range of commercial matters including key long term supply agreements and outsourcing agreements assisting clients to maximise value from key relationships. He has advised clients on a variety of methods to get product and services to market including the establishment of strategic partnerships, the appointment of agents and distributors and the establishment of franchise networks. Richard also advises clients on the associated consumer issues including sales promotions and consumer protection legislation. Richard regularly advises clients in relation to IT contracts including the procurement of hardware and development of software. He also advises clients in relation to the commercialisation and protection of their intellectual property. Recent experience includes:

advising a leading retailer on the procurement of a multi channel IT platform, advising a newly formed group of accountancy practices in relation to a suite of documents governing their relationship with the member firms, advising a professional services consolidator in relation to their agreements to enable a small business advice offering and advising a sports governing body on a long term partnering and sponsorship agreement.

Career

Trained Edge Ellison; qualified 2000; assistant solicitor Anderson Legal Garretts 2000-2002; Pinsent Masons 2002-2014(appointed associate in 2005, senior associate in 2009 and legal director in 2012); JMW Partner 2014 to date.

Education

Bury Grammar School (Boys); University of Newcastle Upon Tyne (1997 LLB (Hons)); College of Law (1998 LPC).

Leisure

Watching sports (Manchester United FC) and spending time with family.

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