Kelly Holmes > Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
B3 3AL

Work Department

Kelly is a Partner in our commercial team. Kelly specialises in high value, complex commercial contracts, outsourcings, joint ventures and strategic reorganisations on a national and international basis. Kelly has worked on a number of major international multi-jurisdictional commercial contracts projects, with particular expertise in asset management, business expansion and routes to market, including specialist knowledge of agency and distribution across Europe. Kelly is part of our international contracts team working closely with colleagues across the globe. Kelly's experience includes: Advising Hammerson Plc on the asset management of its UK property portfolio, including the strategic insourcing of the property management and outsourcing of core facilities management services, including security, cleaning and M&E; Advising Starbucks on an internal reorganisation and the implementation of a new business model with a global supplier for the manufacture, sale and distribution of certain consumer products on a global basis; Advising Rolls Royce on the supply arrangements for a joint venture with a leading manufacturer for the sharing and use of proprietary technology in the aerospace industry; Advising Threadneedle on the exit and settlement of a multi-million pound outsourcing for the delegation of investment operations, derivatives valuations and derivatives collateral management; Providing specialist commercial, consumer and e-commerce advice to Forever 21 on its expansion into Europe, including project managing a specialist team across Europe. Kelly is a regular speaker at our SHINE events and is regularly involved in providing contract training for a variety of Eversheds' clients, including Hammerson and Siemens, and has presented training on routes to market to the Icelandic Trade Council.



Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Commercial contracts

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Kelly HolmesEversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

With ‘strong technical skills’ and an ‘excellent all-round service’, Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP’s dedicated commercial team is active at a national and international level, leveraging the firm’s large network of offices to act for noteworthy clients including AstraZeneca and the Department for Transport. The group’s large size allows for key specialist expertise across a variety of sectors – Matthew Gough focuses on the financial sector, Agnes Koko excels in transport mandates and Kelly Holmes is active in property issues. Peter McCormack heads up the national strategic contracts practice and Richard Prowse is the key name in London, along with principal associate Ed Tompkin.