We advise a range of clients on a full spectrum of issues which affect the automotive industry.


Our specialism in this sector includes advising on corporate transactions, litigation, distribution and logistics projects; we also have key experience in many other commercial matters.

Recent experience includes advising:

  • Management on the sale of CAP Automotive to Solera Holdings Inc worth £288 million
  • A FTSE 100 manufacturer on a range of corporate/merger and acquisition activity, a range of complex commercial transactions, construction and refurbishment of manufacturing facilities (including the construction of new 300,000 sq ft premises), carbon trading, property and employment/industrials relations
  • Kia Motors on a new distribution agreement for compliance with English law
  • Tata Motors on the manufacturing, licenses and supply agreements with Fiat Group Automobiles, in relation to their industrial joint venture
  • General Motors Acceptance Company Ltd in connection with the development of an extension to the Ellesmere Port plant and a leaseback to Vauxhall Motors
  • Sellers and management on the sale of the entire issued share capital of Nexus Vehicle Holdings Limited to Bowmark Capital LLP, worth £51 million
  • Andrew Page on its strategic collaboration with Unipart
  • Bentley Motors Ltd on brand and design protection worldwide

For more information, please contact a member of our team.

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Meet the team
Paul Dight

Paul Dight

Partner, Energy and Utilities
United Kingdom

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Stuart Wardlaw

Stuart Wardlaw

Partner, Global Investigations
Manchester

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Janik Goßler

Janik Goßler

Partner, Commercial
Germany

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William Smith

William Smith

Partner, Infrastructure, Projects and Energy
London, UK

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Andrew Carter

Andrew Carter

Managing Associate, Commercial
London, UK

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Andrew McVeigh

Andrew McVeigh

Partner, Head of London Construction and Co-Head of Real Estate Sector
London, UK

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