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Weightmans LLP

PALL MALL COURT, 61-67 KING STREET, MANCHESTER, M2 4PD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 233 7330
Fax:
Fax 0161 233 7331
DX:
18564 MANCHESTER 7
Email:
Web:
www.weightmans.com
Weightmans LLP, Vincent King, Manchester M2, ENGLAND

Vincent King

Tel:
Work 0161 214 0653
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Vincent is a projects and commercial lawyer who advises local authorities on PFI, PPPs, outsourcing, joint venture arrangements, new corporate and contractual structures and funding models. Vincent has a good understanding of procurement law and has advised clients using the competitive dialogue and restricted procedures in procurements and the establishment of new entities to take advantage of the ‘in-house’ exemption. He has also devised and worked on schemes and structures such as concession arrangements and regeneration schemes which are structured in such a way so as not involve the full application of the procurement rules. Recently he has advised on the setting up of new corporate structures and new service delivery models. He regularly speaks at seminars for local authority clients on matters such as commissioning, contract management and shared services.

Career

Trained Simpson Curtis (now Pinsent Masons), qualified 1992. Vincent qualified as a corporate lawyer at what is now Pinsent Masons in 1992. After a spell working inhouse as Group Solicitor at Arla Foods Plc he rejoined the commercial department at Pinsent Masons in 1997, until 2009. Vincent was made a partner in 2002. He joined Cobbetts, now DWF, as a partner in 2009 and joined Weightmans as a partner in May 2013. Publications of note: author of ‘The Carriage of Goods’; a chapter in ‘The Sale and Supply of Goods and Services’, by Richard Christou, published on 31 October 2007 by Sweet & Maxwell.

Member

The Law Society.

Education

Scarborough Sixth Form College; University of Leeds (LLB Law 1989); College of Law, York (Solicitors Final Examinations 1990).

Leisure

Spending time with family; food and wine; watching sports; running.

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