At Clarion we have a refreshing approach to providing legal services to our clients. We have a team of experienced, talented and committed professionals who are passionate about providing excellent advice and encourage you to expect more. It is the energy and vision of the people at Clarion that is the heart of our offering.
We have extensive experience in working with clients in the manufacturing sector, including in the fields of aerospace, automotive, chemicals, clothing, construction materials, consumer products, electronics and electrical equipment, energy, food and drink, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, printing and paper, telecoms and textiles. Those companies that we can assist include manufacturers, suppliers, retailers, distributors, designers, importers and exporters.
Manufacturing Supply Chain / E-Business
Manufacturers often have extensive interaction with customers together with sub-contractors and suppliers. Occasionally relationships can break down requiring third party legal intervention.
We will produce well-drafted and legally binding manufacturing agreements that are essential to protect your interests. Offering a full range of commercial services, including commercial contracts, IT contracts and information law our commercial team provides cost effective and business focused advice to ensure your commercial objectives are always realised when documenting and negotiating new relationships.
Employment and HR
Our team combines legal expertise with practical and commercial acumen to provide your business with innovative and flexible HR solutions across the full range of employment issues, including employment contracts; business immigration; TUPE; disciplinary; grievance; discrimination and equal opportunities; disputes and tribunal; equal pay; health and safety; policy and procedures; redundancy and reorganisation; restrictive covenants and retirement.
Each year brings yet more employment legislation but savvy employers can adopt HR strategies, procedures and terms that help them develop their people at the same time as reducing risk. Working closely with you, we are experienced in dealing with the employee-related issues that arise in acquisitions, mergers and other legal situations.
Our corporate team advises on the full range of corporate finance work, which encompasses mainstream M&A, acting for banks and other financial institutions from the provision of acquisition finance facilities, through to advising entrepreneurs on start-up structures.
This highly competitive landscape often means that an opportunity or threat depends upon where a business sits in the supply chain and competitively. For some it may represent an opportunity to grow through consolidation, for others, an exit from a certain market to focus on core strengths may form part of a stronger strategy. We can help look at the overall strategy and make the right choice for your business.
Our debt recovery team offer you a cost effective and comprehensive debt recovery solution, providing assistance with:
- Pre-litigation Recoveries
- County Court Proceedings
- Winding Up Proceedings
- Defended Actions
- Enforcement of Judgments
We utilise the very latest bespoke workflow case management software system, which enables us to provide you with a service that is both efficient and of the highest quality. The system enables us to manage, track and report on the progress of bulk instructions quickly and efficiently.
Our property team provides the full range of property expertise from investment and asset management to secured lending. Our track record and breadth of experience handling a wide range of property transactions ensuring you a fully integrated service. We are also able to manage the involvement of specialists in planning, construction and tax if required.
Our team can ensure you and your business are protected, informed and aware of all your options and obligations overseas and within the UK.
Often an organisations reason for doing business overseas is determined by their clients own international strategy. Our team is currently working with a major listed organisation, helping them ensure their business is ready and able to trade in Europe and follow the lead of their own client to ensure they continue to be a supplier.
We work with our UK based clients with interests overseas; we advise, guide and work with local lawyers as required. We act for our overseas clients with interests in the UK; undertaking all UK legal services from an international owner’s perspective.
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Well drafted agreements are the first line of protection and support if you need to enforce or protect your interests. However, even with well drafted agreements disputes can occur and we have the specialist experience to help our clients by effectively and efficiently managing the complete range of disputes which can arise in the sector, whether through domestic or international litigation or arbitration (including the LCIA and ICC), expert determination, mediation, or negotiation. We are also able to advise on the related regulatory compliance and enforcement issues that arise.
- August 2017
Elizabeth House, 13-19 Queen Street, LS1 2TW
Tel: 0113 246 0622