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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...

New Dispute Resolution Partner Appointment: Stephen Hornsby

Goodman Derrick is delighted to announce the arrival of Stephen Hornsby as a partner in its dispute resolution department. Stephen is a very experienced competition lawyer (both contentious and non contentious) with particular experience in the...

New Corporate Partner Appointment: Edward Hoare

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that Edward Hoare has joined the firm as a partner in our Corporate Group. Edward joins us from Charles Russell, where he was a partner specialising in a wide range of corporate finance transactions,...

New Offices for Goodman Derrick LLP

We have now moved to new and larger offices just 1/4 mile away from our former home. Our new address is 10 St Bride Street, London EC4A 4AD. Click here for a map of our new location ...

Two New Corporte Partners: Simon McLeod and Paul Webb

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that Simon McLeod and Paul Webb have joined the firm as partners in our corporate department. Simon McLeod joined the firm on 3rd November from Bird & Bird, where he was previously a partner.   Simon...

Goodman Derrick Appears In The Top Ranks Of Chambers Again

The latest edition of Chambers, the independent guide to the legal profession, has just been published. Goodman Derrick has been recognized and praised for its expertise and once again the firm appears in the upper rankings. In the media sector, the firm is...

New Construction & Engineering Partner: John Wright

Goodman Derrick LLP is pleased to announce that John Wright will be joining the firm on 4 July 2011 as a Construction & Engineering Partner in our dispute resolution department. John’s practice focuses primarily on contentious construction...

Important VAT Ruling on Classic Car Imports

Jaguar and historic car dealer JD Classics has won a landmark appeal against HM Revenue and Customs in relation to a £210,000 import duty and VAT case. Martin Emmison of Goodman Derrick's niche Collector Cars practice  explains the...

Dual-Identity Cars

In a perfect world, every historic car would boast a spotless provenance and a documented list of distinguished owners, none of whom ever “abused” the car by changing a major component, let alone by crashing it. Please read the full article...

Rank Nemo (DMS) Limited & Others v Coutinho - Court of Appeal Judgement

Goodman Derrick LLP acted for Rank Nemo (DMS) Limited and other associated parties in the case of Rank Nemo (DMS) Limited & Others v Coutinho (A2/2008/2385) in their appeal on a point of law before the Court of Appeal heard on 20 March 2009. The appeal...

Workline

A confidential employment advice helpline is available for workers in the UK film and television industries. The Workline service is run by staff with HR experience gained within those industries, and coordinated by our employment team here at Goodman...
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