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The automotive sector is never at rest and is currently in the middle of a renaissance. The importance of technology within the sector has increased, alternative fuels and energy solutions are emerging and there are exciting developments from both established and new, disruptive players in the connected and driverless cars field.

In this fast-paced, innovative environment, you demand commercial lawyers who think on their feet and understand the pressures facing the industry. You need advisers who can identify and manage potential risks, but also capitalise on business opportunities.

Gowling WLG is at the forefront of this exhilarating sector, matching our sector depth with the international reach of our clients. We offer leading technical excellence and a dedicated cross-firm team of lawyers who are passionate about all things automotive. Like you, we're used to challenging conventional thinking and offering innovative alternatives.

We've established relationships with global automotive brands in all parts of the supply chain, including major multinational OEMs, tier-one and tier-two component manufacturers, specialist manufacturers, dealership networks, parts suppliers in the aftermarket and providers of finance for the automotive industry.

We scan the horizon for developments relevant to the industry and stay close to the major influencers. We've built a law firm to cover just about all of the needs that arise in this complex and evolving market, from strategic M&A and brand promotion, protection, anti-counterfeit and customs enforcement to workforce and environmental compliance issues. All of our advice is delivered through the lens of our deep background and understanding of the themes influencing industry participants at all levels.

We're part of your landscape, and you'll be working with pre-eminent lawyers with niche expertise. Our team regularly comments on industry issues and is on the leading edge of the latest automotive developments, such as integrated technology. This knowledge means we can provide accurate pricing estimates to clients based on scope and experience.

At Gowling WLG, we're also aware of the cultural sensitivities faced by a truly global industry. Leveraging expertise in risk mitigation, we help you avoid costly disputes, and, where needed, litigate in areas such as product liability, class actions and misleading advertising. Our reach and scope means we can support you in any matter at any time.

Lawyers who lead and drive success: we're your ideal partner in an exciting new world. To find out how we can help you do business, please get in touch with a member of our team.

Key Contacts

André Rivest
André Rivest

Stuart Young
Stuart Young

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