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Commercial contracts expert joins Emms Gilmore Liberson

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Commercial contracts expert joins Emms Gilmore Liberson

We are pleased to announce the arrival of our latest Associate Solicitor Matt Jackson. Matt is a commercial contract law specialist and he has joined the commercial team at the practice.

Matt specialises in advising clients on commercial contracts and IT and software matters, including cyber-security.

He is currently heavily involved in advising on the changing law as regards Data Protection including the highly relevant General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which are due to come into force in the next parliamentary session.

Matt, who qualified as a solicitor six years ago, has joined us from BPE Solicitors in Cheltenham. He studied at Birmingham University where he gained his law degree. He has specialised in commercial law throughout his career, drafting, negotiating and advising clients primarily respect of their supplier and customer relationships.

Amongst a variety of commercial contract works he has recently advised a start-up mobile-app company that is in the process of launching a new social media app, and a large Plc client entering into a joint venture agreement with a software company.

Matt, who has twice appeared in the Legal500 list, said: “I am delighted to be joining such a well respected firm, which has an impressive client base. I will seek to add value to the team and help it to continue to expand.”

As well as advising on IT and software –related matters (such as Software as a Service (Saas) agreements, software development and app development agreements), Matt also advises on a wider range of commercial matters including trading terms and conditions of sale and purchase, manufacturing agreements, distribution and agency agreements and franchise agreements.  In addition, Matt will continue to be heavily involved in the cyber-security sector.

Our Director Greg Emms, comments : “We are very happy to welcome Matt to the firm, and I am certain he will enjoy a successful future here with us. We are continuing to grow, and Matt will aid our future expansion with his excellent contacts and expertise.”

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