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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

Martin Vincent

Tel:
Work 0161 214 0553
Email:
Weightmans LLP

Work Department

Education and corporate.

Position

Heads the firm’s education practice, a team providing the full range of legal services to many educational institutions nationally. Core area of expertise is in the full range of contractual arrangements with a specialism in public procurement, handling advisory and contentious matters. Director of TUCO Organisation Ltd. Author of ‘A Guide to International Procurement’ England, Wales and Northern Ireland chapter (Thompson Reuters).

Career

Trained University of Manchester; qualified 2008; headed procurement functions in industry 1992-99; acted in-house University of Manchester 1999-2008; Mace & Jones 2008; Weightmans 2011.

Member

Procurement Lawyers Association; Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply.

Education

University of Wolverhampton (LLB 1991); DeMontfort University (1996 LPC).

Leisure

Scuba diving.


London: Public sector

Education: institutions

Within: Education: institutions

Weightmans LLP's education group, led by Martin Vincent, is skilled in advising public sector clients on a range of sensitive and high-value matters, as well as undertaking cross-border work on joint venture programs. The team also has experience in representing institutions at inquests. Susan Matthews provides specialist advice to higher education bodies on governance matters, and Mark Leach is recommended for his experience in contentious employment issues.

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North West: Public sector

Education

Within: Education

Weightmans LLP has a focus on the higher education sector and it regularly advises on a range of property, contractual, procurement, employment, IP, projects, disputes and commercial issues.  The team also handles property mandates and disputes in the sector, as well as outsourcing. It also advises universities on capital projects, funding and collaborative ventures. Team head Martin Vincent handles complex contractual, procurement and academic joint ventures.

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