Craig Chaplin > DWF > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

DWF
1 SCOTT PLACE
2 HARDMAN STREET
MANCHESTER
M3 3AA
England

Living Wage

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Work Department

I am a Partner and Head of the Commercial & Competition Team.

Position

Partner

Career

My particular fields of expertise lie in providing advice on contracts, intellectual property licensing and outsourcing across all sectors.

Lawyer Rankings

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

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DWF acts for local, national and international clients on capital markets, M&A, private equity transactions and commercial matters. The ‘robust’ and ‘commercial’ team represents private equity houses, management teams, listed companies and nomads and brokers. Key client sectors include financial services, retail and technology. Craig Chaplin, Jonathan Robinson, Frank Shephard and James Lonsdale head the team. Lisa Stavropoulos is also recommended. Stuart Crook joined as associate from Stephensons Solicitors LLP.

North West > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

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DWF advises a roster of household name clients on IT and outsourcing projects, with a particular focus on the financial services, insurance and retail sectors. The practice has recently seen an increase in instructions from IT and telecoms suppliers. The ‘extremely personable’ Craig Chaplin heads the team and is experienced in advising on major IT infrastructure projects. James Lonsdale is adept at handling outsourcing agreements, acquisitions, licenses, and contracts. Andrew Whalley leads on disputes.

North West > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

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DWF represents a raft of leading brands across sectors including manufacturing, retail, pharma, healthcare, technology, hospitality and food and drink. Areas of expertise include patents, design, copyright, trademark disputes, breach of confidence claims and cross-jurisdictional issues. ‘Highly recommended’ team co-head Craig Chaplin advises on IP acquisitions and disposals, research, development and licensing of IP rights and brand protection. Fellow co-head Asima Rana also leads the North West IP litigation practice.