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Paul Herbert Head of Media and Communications at Goodman Derrick to Speak at Policy UK Public Service Content Conference

Paul Herbert will be speaking at Policy UK’s Public Service Content conference on Tuesday 8th December. The event will examine the funding, creation and delivery of public service content in the context of extensive politicking around the future of the...

Goodman Derrick Expands Market-Leading Collector Car Practice

Goodman Derrick has enhanced its leading position in the growing international trade in high-value cars by appointing Damen Bennion as a partner in its Collector Car practice . Goodman Derrick entered this unusual niche market 16 years ago, when ...

Lucian Freud Archive Given to the Nation via the Acceptance in Lieu Scheme, Goodman Derrick Act for the Estate

An extensive collection of sketchbooks, letters and drawings by Lucian Freud has been permanently allocated to the National Portrait Gallery after being offered to the nation in lieu of £2.9 million in inheritance tax. The application by the...

The Court of Appeal Delivers Important Judgment on Enforcement under the New York Convention in IPCO (Nigeria) Limited v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation

The Court of Appeal has delivered its Judgment in IPCO (Nigeria) Limited v Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation  (No.3) [2015] EWCA Civ 1144 & 1145, in which it addressed the impact of delays in enforcement of a New York Convention award caused...

Goodman Derrick Receives Client Recommendations and Rankings from the Independent Legal Directories, Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500

Goodman Derrick has once again received a wide–range of recommendations in its core practice areas from the leading independent market research directories Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500. The directories carry out direct research with...

Richard Colton Ferraris sell for a combined £8.5 million plus premium, with all proceeds to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution Charity, Martin Emmison comments.

Goodman Derrick’s client K500 Powered by Kidston have published their report of the auction of the estate of the late British entrepreneur Richard Colton, an estate that included two eagerly anticipated “no reserve” Ferraris - a 1960...

Stephen Hornsby appointed to the Advisory Board of Electric Juke Box, the revolutionary new music streaming product

Electric Juke Box has been designed to change the way that streaming music is delivered. The device plugs into a TV and once connected to WiFi it allows users to play curated playlists, whole albums or individual tracks. “No laptop or smartphone...

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that highly experienced Construction specialist Tim Mould has joined the firm

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that highly experienced Construction specialist Tim Mould has joined the firm as a partner. Tim joins from Weightmans LLP where he was a partner and led the London Construction and Engineering Practice Area. Tim...

Employment solicitor Katee Dias recognised as a Star Legal Writer by The Lawyer

Katee Dias has been recognised as a "Star Legal Writer" by the industry's leading publication, The Lawyer , for her article on the “Top five 5 New Year resolutions for HR practitioners”. Katee’s article provided a number of...

Goodman Derrick promote Jessica Nugent to partner

City of London law firm Goodman Derrick is very pleased to announce that Jessica Nugent has been promoted to the firm's partnership. Jessica is a highly experienced corporate and commercial lawyer with particular knowledge of the technology,...

Goodman Derrick advises Safety & Security Barrier Holdings Limited

Goodman Derrick’s corporate department has advised Safety and Security Barrier Holdings Limited (SSBHL) on the purchase of the entire issued share capital of Hardstaff Barriers Limited. Hardstaff Barriers supplies and installs concrete barriers that...

Goodman Derrick advises OMG plc on its sale of intelligence imagery division 2d3 to Boeing

Goodman Derrick has advised OMG plc in relation to the sale of its 2d3 division to Insitu Inc, a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, for a cash consideration of US$25 million. OMG plc is a technology group providing image understanding products for the...

Goodman Derrick act for AnaCap Financial Partners as they move to flagship new offices

Goodman Derrick have recently acted for AnaCap Financial Partners on their move to flagship new offices occupying the top two floors of 1 Stephen Street near Tottenham Court Road. AnaCap, a private equity firm specialising in the European financial services...

Paul McAndrews and James Fieldsend, Commercial Property Litigation, 2nd Edition, a practical handbook for property litigators

The second edition of Commercial Property Litigation by James Fieldsend of Tanfield Chambers and Paul McAndrews of Goodman Derrick will be published by Jordan Publishing on 1st March 2015. The edition is a fully updated version of the well known handbook for...

Goodman Derrick - Founder Supporters of the Creative Industries Federation

Goodman Derrick are pleased to announce that they are founder supporters of the Creative Industries Federation (CIF) alongside 200 organisations and senior individuals from the UK's creative industries.   CIF is a membership...

Goodman Derrick Recommended by the Independent Legal Directories, Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500

Goodman Derrick has received recommendations in all of its core commercial practice areas from Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 in their most recent editions published in 2014. The directories carry out in depth research with buyers of legal...

Goodman Derrick acts in back-dated Holiday Pay Claim

Clare Gilroy-Scott, a senior solicitor in the Employment Department, represents Mr Conley King in his claim against The Sash Window Workshop (TSWW) for back-dated commission based holiday pay from 1999 up to the termination of his contract in 2012. On 4...

Richard Bailey has been appointed President of the European Society of Construction Law (ESCL)

Richard Bailey, Partner at Goodman Derrick LLP, present Chairman of the Society of Construction Law UK became President of the European Society of Construction Law (ESCL) on Saturday 11 October 2014 in Milan.   The purpose of the ESCL is to...

Goodman Derrick Advises on the Sale of The Planning Shop International to Omnicom Group

Goodman Derrick has advised the majority shareholder on the sale of The Planning Shop International (TPSi) to a division of Omnicom Group. TPSi is a global specialist healthcare brand strategy agency who provide unique consumer-based insight into every...

Scotland is not moving, how about you?

The Referendum is over and Scotland will remain in the United Kingdom. However the vote was fairly close - 55% to 45%, out of an 84.5% turnout. That still leaves a large percentage of Scottish people who want independence and the subject is not going...

Goodman Derrick LLP helps Freeview get Connected

Goodman Derrick’s media team have recently acted in the arrangements bringing together the BBC, Channel 4, ITV and Arqiva for the launch of Freeview’s Internet-connected TV service, provisionally known as Freeview Connect.  The participants...

"Nowadays All Artists are Entrepreneurs", Tony Elliot Presented with The Goodman Award at the 35th Arts & Business Awards

Tony Elliot, Time Out founder and active supporter of the arts, was presented with The Goodman Award by Goodman Derrick LLP’s Senior Partner, Tim Langton, at the 35th Arts & Business Awards at BFI Southbank on 21 May 2014. The Goodman Award...

Goodman Derrick LLP Promote Three Experienced Solicitors to Partner

Goodman Derrick LLP Promote Three Experienced Solicitors to Partner Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that James Daglish (commercial real estate and licensing), Debbie Rider (dispute resolution) and Dagmara Selwyn-Kuczera (commercial and...

Goodman Derrick LLP is Pleased to Announce that Experienced Real Estate Specialist Chris Langan has Joined the Firm

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that experienced real estate specialist Chris Langan has joined the firm as a partner. Chris joins from Howard Kennedy Fsi where he was a partner. Chris will be working closely with the existing team of nine real...

Goodman Derrick and Arts & Business collaborate on the 2014 Goodman Award

Goodman Derrick is proud to announce a new collaboration with Arts & Business for 2014, a year which will celebrate the firm’s 60th anniversary and the 35th year of the Arts & Business Awards. Since its creation, Arts & Business has...

Supreme Court Dismisses the Appeal of Met Police and Refuses to Allow Secret Evidence in Application for a Production Order Against Sky News in Landmark Decision for Journalists

R (on the application of British Sky Broadcasting Limited) (Respondent) v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Appellant) [2014] UKSC 17 Background The Met arrested two secret service officers in March 2011 for alleged breaches of the...

Goodman Derrick is proud to announce its collaboration with Arts & Business through its sponsorship of the Goodman Award

Goodman Derrick is proud to announce its collaboration with Arts & Business through its sponsorship of the Goodman Award in 2014, a year which will celebrate the firm’s 60th anniversary and the 35th year of the Arts & Business Awards. ...

Alison Downie Head of Employment to chair the Law Societys Survive and Thrive Law Management Roadshow Wednesday 26 February

Alison Downie, Head of Employment, will chair the Law Society’s Survive and Thrive Law Management London Roadshow for law firms on Wednesday 26 February 2014 from 4pm, the roadshow will be held at the at the Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London,...

Goodman Derrick's Corporate Group Advises on Sale of Anova Books

Goodman Derrick's Corporate group has advised Anova Books and its chief executive Polly Powell on her acquisition of the company’s entire share capital from fellow directors Robin Wood and David Proffit. Anova Books, which was formed through the...

Goodman Derrick Technology Group Advises in Relation to Three Fundraisings

Goodman Derrick’s technology group ended a busy 2013 with lead roles in relation to three equity fundraisings for technology companies. Venture capital investment into a disruptive insurance technology company REG (UK) Ltd – this company has...

Experienced Construction Specialist Richard Bailey Joins Goodman Derrick as Partner

Goodman Derrick LLP is very pleased to announce that experienced construction specialist Richard Bailey has joined the firm’s construction team. Richard joins as partner from Fenwick Elliott and he will be working closely with the highly experienced...

Goodman Derrick LLP Act for BSKyB in High-Profile Supreme Court Case

Goodman Derrick recently acted for BSkyB in a case heard in the Supreme Court (The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Appellant) v British Sky Broadcasting Limited (Respondent) and AB/Media Lawyers Association (Interveners) UKSC 2012/0115). The...

Goodman Derrick Recommended by the Independent Legal Directories, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500

Goodman Derrick has received recommendations in all of its core commercial practice areas from the independent legal directories, Chamber & Partners and The Legal 500 in 2013. The directories carry out in depth research with buyers of legal services in...

Goodman Derrick Partner John Wright presents a paper on Dispute Boards at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Penang Conference

Goodman Derrick Partner, John Wright attended a conference in Penang, Malaysia in August 2013 run by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) on the subject of “Arbitration: Tapping Asia’s Growth”. The conference, which attracted...

Goodman Derrick Act For Successful Defendant Stephen Lloyd MP

The High Court has recently handed down its judgment in the long running defamation action brought by the former Conservative MP for Eastbourne, Nigel Waterson, against Stephen Lloyd MP, Liberal, and his election agent, Miss Rebecca Carr.  The High...

Goodman Derrick advises on CCL sale to Hertz

Goodman Derrick has advised the shareholders of CCL Vehicle Rentals Ltd in respect of the sale of the company (for an undisclosed amount) to multinational car rental company Hertz. CCL provides vehicle replacement and accident management services to the...

Goodman Derrick advises on technology acquisition

Goodman Derrick has advised OMG plc in relation to its placing and open offer, raising a total of £9 million, and in respect of its acquisition of Mayrise Limited, a company providing highways and management software products and services to local...

Joanna Higton, Corporate Partner, Joins Goodman Derrick

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce Joanna Higton has joined the firm as a partner in the corporate group. Joanna joins from Maclay Murray & Spens LLP. Joanna’s practice is made up of corporate transactional work for UK private and public...

Goodman Derrick Welcomes Two New Partners

  Goodman Derrick LLP Goodman Derrick is a highly nimble City of London law firm with a team of 26 experienced partners and more than 30 lawyers, organised into specialist practices and sector groups. “The kind of firm that gains your trust...

Launch of Goodman Derrick Technology Group

This month sees the launch of a new, specialist Technology group within Goodman Derrick. Spearheaded by partner Paul Webb, the team also includes Jack Diamond, Alison Downie, Paul Herbert, Tristan Mutimer and Debbie Rider. The Group provides advice and...

Contracts Court of Appeal Case

Goodman Derrick LLP acted in a case before the Court of Appeal concerning the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999. The Court of Appeal ruled that before the rights granted by the Act could be enforced, the third party in question must be expressly...

Goodman Derrick Acts For Chime Communications PLC

Goodman Derrick's corporate department continues to act for Chime Communications PLC on its buy and build strategy with a further two acquisitions completed in May. Following on from the acquisition of The Complete Leisure Group Ltd, Lord Coe’s...

Goodman Derrick Advises Lead Funder on Concentra Funding Round

Solon Ventures was the lead funder amongst a group of institutional and private investors. Concentra is a leading technology and business consulting firm utilising data analytics via a proprietary SaaS (software as a service) platform, helping businesses...

GD acts for Chime on 4 acquisitions

A cross-departmental team of ten assisted in four separate company acquisitions for our clients, Chime Communications plc, which all completed on 6 March 2012. Chime acquired 60% of Rough Hill, a specialist agency focusing on youth marketing; the entirety...

Goodman Derrick Act For Successful Appellant Stephen Lloyd MP

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment today in the long running defamation action brought by the former Conservative MP for Eastbourne, Nigel Waterson, against Stephen Lloyd MP, Liberal, and his election agent, Miss Rebecca Carr.  Nigel...

Acquisition of Lord Coe's 93% Interest in Complete Leisure Group Limited

Goodman Derrick's corporate department have recently completed on Chime Communications PLC's acquisition of Lord Coe’s 93% interest in Complete Leisure Group Limited.  The team also advised Chime in connection with the option to acquire...

2012 Review

2012 has been a great year for everyone associated with London. The London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics was the success that we all hoped it would be and it provided an opportunity for everyone to step-back from daily life and admire the best of human...

Goodman Derrick LLP advises Titan International, Inc. on its public offer for Titan Europe Plc

Goodman Derrick LLP has recently been advising Titan International, Inc. on its public takeover offer for Titan Europe Plc. Titan International is based in Quincy, Illinois and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Titan Europe is based in Kidderminster...

News Group Newspapers Limited Settles High Court Action by Matt Nixson

Matt Nixson and News Group Newspapers Limited have reached an agreement, without admission of liability, to settle the claims brought by Matt Nixson against News Group Newspapers Limited in respect of the termination of his employment.  Matt Nixson has...

Goodman Derrick strengthens the bond with Levy & McRae in Scotland

Goodman Derrick and leading Scottish law firm, Levy & McRae are delighted to announce two reciprocal consultancy appointments. One of our leading corporate partners, John Roberts, has become a consultant to Levy & McRae in Glasgow and Professor...
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