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DWF

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1 SCOTT PLACE, 2 HARDMAN STREET, MANCHESTER, M3 3AA, ENGLAND
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Work 03333 202220
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Fax 03333 204440
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www.dwf.law

James Lonsdale

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Work +44 (0)161 604 1598
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DWF

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I am a Partner in the Commercial and Intellectual Property team, advising businesses on commercial agreements with a focus on outsourcing and IT projects.

Position

Partner

Career

My expertise spans the commercial and IP disciplines including supply, distribution and agency agreements, IT projects, outsourcing agreements, IP acquisition and licensing.


North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

IT and telecoms

Within: Leading individuals

James Lonsdale - DWF

Within: IT and telecoms

DWF fields a team that is ‘particularly strong on client care and provides tailored and client-focused advice’. The ‘excellentJames Lonsdale is praised for providing advice that is ‘on a par with the Magic Circle’. Craig Chaplinvery quickly gets to the heart of complex matters; he has an enviable ability to co-ordinate teams to ensure that the most efficient and effective course of action is taken’. Andrew Whalley’s clients range from SMEs to large multinationals. The team has been instructed by Manchester United to review its IT contracts which involves the review of 137 contracts. In other highlights it advised a major company on its supply to utility companies of software and a managed service in relation to smart metering. Other key clients include Expedia and Serco.

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Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The ‘well-known and well-connectedCraig Chaplin at DWF is ‘seriously good at IP law; we know that we can rely on him to deliver good results’. Other key figures of the ‘responsive and efficient team’ include James Lonsdale, Paul Attwood and Joel Heap, who spearheads the IP litigation practice. The team has specialist expertise in areas as diverse as industrial manufacturing, pharmaceutical and healthcare, and is particularly known for its work in other areas such as brand licensing. The team continues to advise British Cycling on an array of complex IP and sponsorship matters. Other clients include Wm Morrison Supermarkets, Fix8 Group, Burton Biscuits and James Cropper.

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