Josie Appleyard

Josie Appleyard

Josie Appleyard

Senior Associate

Josie is a Senior Associate in our Guildford office and has more than 14 years' experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer.  Her specialisms include advising on terms of business, manufacturing, distribution and agency agreements as well as advising on share and asset acquisitions and disposals, business reorganisations, joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements.
Josie advises clients from a variety of industry sectors including manufacturing, biofuels, recycling, construction, security and childcare. 
Josie recognises the importance of taking the time to understand her clients’ businesses and objectives so she can provide effective advice. 
Josie joined DMH Stallard in September 2020 after a 14 year career with another regional legal firm. 

Notable Cases

  • Advising a multi-national chipboard manufacturing company for many years on a number of legal matters including share and asset acquisitions, supply contracts, forest management contracts and standard general terms and conditions.
  • Advising an existing shareholder of a biofuel company on the documentation relating to a private investment by a number of high net worth individuals.  This involved drafting and advising on a detailed shareholders’ agreement and associated articles of association.
  • Advising a multi-international video production company on an assignment of its intellectual property rights.
  • Advising a privately owned utility infrastructure maintenance and renewals provider on the various contractual documents relevant to a tender for works with the water authority.
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    East Sussex

    BN1 1GE

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    135 High Street


    West Sussex

    RH10 1DQ

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    Wonersh House

    The Guildway

    Old Portsmouth Road



    GU3 1LR

  • Horsham Office

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    15 Carfax


    West Sussex

    RH12 1DY

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    6 New Street Square

    New Fetter Lane


    EC4A 3BF

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