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Manufacturing & Engineering

For organisations in the manufacturing and engineering arena, even seemingly simple products and projects have vastly complex operations behind them.

Safeguarding IP in pioneering manufacturing processes or software engineering systems is vital to secure and build market share. Supply chains must be well-managed both upstream and downstream to drive efficiency and reduce risk. Outsourcing arrangements and sub-contractor relationships must enhance rather than undermine operational delivery. And mobilising and retaining staff with the right skills and talent holds the keys to unlocking growth and innovation.

Lewis Silkin Manufacturing & Engineering

We are renowned as the go-to law firm for creators, makers and innovators – the kinds of dynamic businesses like yours which need access to insightful and forward-looking legal advice if they are to make the most of the opportunities in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Our lawyers understand the need to make the complex simple, supporting both leading names and niche businesses from food & beverage to consumer goods, healthcare to construction, and automotive to software for all their legal requirements from the running of their day-to-day business to major strategic transactions.

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