Birketts' Motor Industry Group comprises a team of specialists experienced in all aspects of the law relating to the motor industry sector.

Our clients include vehicle retailers, manufacturers, providers of finance and many of the ancillary businesses that are related, directly or indirectly, to this very large and important part of the UK's economy.

Our expertise includes the following:

Competition law in particular impacts on many aspects of the motor industry. Manufacturers must consider the impact of competition law in everything they do and retailers are affected through the structuring of their franchise agreement and their dealings with their customers. Recent changes to the block exemption rules will result in substantial changes to the dynamics of the relationship between manufacturers and dealers.

Newsletters

We produce a variety of newsletters covering changes in legislation, topical news and issues affecting our clients. You can download the latest issue of Motor Matters, our newsletter for those working within the motor industry, from our newsletter page. If you would like to automatically receive future issues please register your details.

Key contacts

Mark Henry

Partner
Head of the Automotive Industry Group

+44 (0)1473 406306

+44 (0)7876 352264

Meet the full team