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Osborne Clarke

2 TEMPLE BACK EAST, TEMPLE QUAY, BRISTOL, BS1 6EG, ENGLAND
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Work 0117 917 3000
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Charlie Wedin

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Osborne Clarke

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London: Transport

Rail

Within: Rail

The ‘highly-regarded’ team at Osborne Clarke LLP is based across its London and Bristol offices and is experienced across rail franchising, concessions and rolling stock, and is also noted for its experience in procurement challenges, as well as railway pensions advice. It acted for Cross Country Trains on the direct award of the Cross Country rail franchise and the subsequent implementation; is advising the Rail Delivery Group to design and implement fares and ticketing simplifications; and is advising Eurostar on employment matters. Eversholt Rail Group, Ricardo Rail and Arriva are also clients. Marc Shrimpling handles competition, procurement and state aid issues; commercial disputes partner Charlie Wedin; corporate partner Simon Smith; Alistair Curzon; associate director Jeremy Godley; and senior associate Craig McCarthy are key members of the team, which is led by Lara Burch. Senior associate Keir Pimblett recently joined from Dentons. Clive Smith has joined Addleshaw Goddard .

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South West: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Bristol

Within: Next generation lawyers

Charlie Wedin - Osborne Clarke

Within: Commercial litigation: Bristol

Known for its ‘first-class client service’, the team at Osborne Clarke specialises in multi-jurisdictional commercial disputes and is highly regarded for procurement litigation. Headed by Leona Briggs, the department has handled a range of complex fraud claims, procurement challenges, cross-border contract litigation, director and shareholder disputes, and arbitration proceedings. The ‘highly recommended’ Charlie Wedin advised Dynasafe Minetech on a number of claims and counter-claims in relation to a terminated contract with a South African company. Additionally, following Mademoiselle Desserts’ acquisition of Ministry of Cake, Clare Robinson is representing two former directors and shareholders of Ministry of Cake in various fraud and conspiracy claims brought by the company’s purchasers. Peter Clough often handles disputes in the technology and financial services sectors and has extensive experience in matters involving CIS or Russian participants. Catherine Wolfenden is a ‘go-to procurement litigator’, who has handled procurement challenges for a number of well-known corporates and listed companies. Tom Ellis, Claudia Glover, and senior associate Tom Frapwell are also recommended.

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South West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: Next generation lawyers

Charlie Wedin - Osborne Clarke

Within: IT and telecoms

Osborne Clarke  provides ‘pragmatic solutions’ and is noted for its strength the digital business sector. Will Robertson heads the team and has a particular focus on technology and privacy law; he advised Bunnings in relation to a variety of business-critical IT projects for its newly acquired company Homebase. Tom Harding heads the interactive entertainment practice and advises Microsoft in relation to multi-jurisdictional content acquisition and licensing deals. Senior Associate Eleanor Locke specialises in commercial contracts, software arrangements and IP issues. Charlie Wedin focuses on litigation and acted for Dell in a dispute against Lebanese company Systems Equipment Telecommunications Service, which claims to have exclusive rights to sell Dell products in Lebanon. Mark Wesker , Simon Spooner and Peter Clough are also recommended.

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