John Yates

John Yates

Partner

DMH Stallard (Crawley)

Griffin House

135 High Street

Crawley

RH10 1DQ

John is a Partner and Group Head of the Commercial team in Gatwick. He specialises in technology, commercial contracts and intellectual property law.

John has wide experience of advising on all areas of commercial law and business matters including advice on commercial agreements, IP rights, and data protection and freedom of information issues.

Before qualifying as a lawyer, John had a long and varied career in the music and media industry where he developed first hand commercial expertise.

John works with clients to ensure they have in place robust contracts that reduce risk and increase value. Areas covered include: terms of sale/business; manufacturing, distribution and agency agreements; rights’ management, data export/import arrangements, and commercial diligence.

 

… has great experience and a sensible approach to challenges.

Legal 500 UK 2021

Associated blogs

Supply chain feeling the strain?

Blog
12/08/2021
Commercial law expert John Yates offers some common-sense tips to improve supply chain resilience
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Excluding and limiting liability: How to play your cards right

Blog
15/07/2021
John Yates considers the art of crafting clauses to reduce risk
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Locking down your IP in a time of Covid-19

Blog, News & PR
30/04/2020
Head of Commercial John Yates takes a look at some key considerations for security during home working
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IR35: A Taxing Matter

Blog, Legal Updates
29/11/2019
There’s still time to get to grips with upcoming changes to the “off-payroll” working rules (IR35), which come into play on 6 April 2020 and impose a greater burden on medium and large businesses.
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