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Browne Jacobson LLP

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Ryan Harrison

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Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Business Services


Ryan, a Partner, advises on:

  • Purchasing, procurement, and supply chain contracts. Ryan is an expert in putting in place contracts for the purchase of key components and raw materials, buying machinery and tooling, engaging contract manufacturers, purchasing printing, packaging & fulfilment services, business critical outsourcing, and procuring warehousing and logistics services.

  • Contracts for the sale of goods and services. Ryan advises clients on drafting bespoke terms and conditions and contractual templates, supply and purchase agreements, long-term framework agreements, end-user warranties, e-commerce arrangements, and consumer contracts.


  • Distribution arrangements. Ryan has particular expertise in advising clients on contracts for appointing domestic and overseas distributors. He has assisted a number of clients in putting in place international distribution networks, enabling his clients to expand their businesses into numerous overseas territories.


  • Agency arrangements. Ryan advises agents and principals on commercial agency arrangements, providing advice on the potential applicability, and implications, of the Commercial Agents Regulations and the EU Agents Directive.


  • IP, IT, and Outsourcing contracts. Ryan has a post-graduate Diploma in IP law and practice from Oxford University and advises clients on contracts relating to the ownership, use, and exploitation of intellectual property rights. He also advises clients on IT and outsourcing agreements.


  • International and cross-border contracts. Ryan is well-placed to support clients with international legal requirements. He maintains a central role in the development of the firm’s international practice, and represents the firm in the Pangea Net international legal network. Ryan maintains close working relationships with lawyers around the world, making him an excellent point of contact for any client engaged in cross-border transactions.

Clients particularly appreciate the commerciality of Ryan’s advice and really value his industry experience. He has particular industry experience in FMCG, supply chain, retail, and brands.


  • Solicitor – admitted September 2009
  • Graduate Diploma - Intellectual Property Law & Practice
  • LLB - Law (Hons)
  • LPC
  • GDL
  • BA - Business Studies (Hons)

West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Within: Corporate and commercial: Birmingham

Browne Jacobson LLP 'has good industry knowledge and excellent experience and knowledge of clients’ businesses – the advice is always set out in ways that non-lawyer clients can understand’. Mike Jackson  advised the shareholders of Heads & All Threads on its sale to ParkOhio Holdings for £18m. Jackson also has experience in AIM capital markets work, advising Image Scan on placing another £525k. Other key figures in Birmingham include Kevin Jones, who advises local authority pension schemes on purchasing interests in investment funds; Michael Stace , who is ‘diligent, understands the issues and communicates well, so clients feel safe in his hands’; and Matthew Woodford, who has competition law expertise and handles a range of advisory matters, some of which for automotive sector clients, as well as merger control matters. Associate Ryan Harrison is a key contact in Birmingham for commercial contracts – he is ‘highly responsive, with a great knowledge of clients’ businesses and explains things articulately’. TCL Group is another client.

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