Vincent King > Weightmans LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Weightmans LLP
No 1 Spinningfields
Hardman Square
M3 3EB


 Vincent is a projects and commercial lawyer. He advises public sector clients on outsourcing, long-term contracts for the supply of services and funding agreements. He has particular experience in the police, higher education and local government sectors. Vincent has established a variety of contractual and corporate structures including partnering arrangements and shared services and has advised local authorities on the transfer of services and assets to new delivery vehicles. He also works closely with our growing university client base.
 Vincent has a good understanding of procurement law. He has drafted and advised clients on development agreements, framework agreements, call-off contracts, concession contracts, contract variations and the constitutions of companies that are designed to meet the in-house exemption.
 Vincent’s experience extends to advising on IP, including university spin-outs, and IT contracts, in particular for police clients using national frameworks. He also advises private sector clients on contracts, including those with public sector bodies, outsourcing, supply agreements and joint ventures.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Manchester

Under the guidance of ‘great point personSarah Walton and owner-managed-business expert Paul Raftery, the corporate offering at Weightmans LLP assists clients from the technology, healthcare, utilities and waste, manufacturing and financial services sectors with the full gamut of transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, and venture capital deals. On the commercial side, Martin Vincent and Vincent King take the lead; in this sphere, the firm is particularly renowned for its work within the public sector.

North West > Public sector > Local government

A broad spectrum of support services to local authorities is at the core of Weightmans LLP’s practice, ranging from regeneration projects and property transactions to procurement issues. The team also has capabilities  in issues of child care and adult social care. Simon Goacher leads the team, with significant experience on governance and conduct investigations involving members of local authorities. Key practitioner Vincent King is an experienced projects and commercial lawyer, while former BLM public sector head Paul Tarne joined the team in summer 2022.