Our expertise in the automotive sector

As long- standing legal advisers to companies in the automotive sector, we have a real understanding of the key issues in this market. This means we can work with our clients to identify potential issues before they actually arise and deal with them at this stage.

Our clients include manufacturers and distributors of cars, van and motorcycles, their parts and services and others active in this sector. We also have considerable experience in advising on issues relating to dealer networks.


Our services to the automotive sector

We advise manufacturers and distributors of automotive vehicles (4-wheel and 2-wheel), parts and services, in respect of:

  • Distribution agreements, vehicle handling agreements and other commercial and contractual issues
  • Product liability
  • Competition and compliance issues, (including the Motor Vehicle Block Exemption Regulation and the Vertical Agreements Block Exemption Regulation)
  • Protection and exploitation of intellectual property rights and branding
  • Trade related issues including compliance and Customs & Excise related matters.
  • Brighton Office

    1 Jubilee Street


    East Sussex

    BN1 1GE

  • Gatwick Office

    Griffin House

    135 High Street


    West Sussex

    RH10 1DQ

  • Guildford Office

    Wonersh House

    The Guildway

    Old Portsmouth Road



    GU3 1LR

  • Horsham Office

    Ridgeland House

    15 Carfax


    West Sussex

    RH12 1DY

  • London Office

    6 New Street Square

    New Fetter Lane


    EC4A 3BF

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