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Flint Bishop Boosts Commercial Law Team With New Partner Hire

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Commercial Law News… New Partner Hire

Derby law firm Flint Bishop has announced Claire Tonks, an experienced Commercial Contracts Lawyer, joined the Commercial Law team on 9th June as a partner in their Derby office.

Claire joins from the Commercial Law team at Geldards, where she was a Senior Associate.

With over 14 years’ experience in the Commercial Legal sector, Claire has advised on all aspects of Commercial Contracts, including: the sale and procurement of goods and services, IT-related contracts, agency and distribution agreements and consultancy contracts.

She has also developed specialist knowledge of public procurement regulations from the perspective of both purchaser and supplier.

In terms of IT-related law, she advises on the legal requirements for e-commerce, including the distance selling regulations, data protection, privacy and electronic communications.

Claire comments: “Flint Bishop is giving me the opportunity to join an ambitious regional law firm, with a track record on innovation. This means I can extend my practice to business further afield; something I am keen to do.”

David Miller, Partner and Head of Commercial Contracts comments: ”The products we have developed in our Commercial Contracts practice are creating a high market demand. So we needed somebody like Claire, who has the ability to hit the ground running and really make a difference to a busy team.

Claire’s recruitment gives our practice a major boost.”

The Commercial Contracts team at Flint Bishop is one of the most successful in the East Midlands. It acts for SMEs and large PLCs including Derby County Football Club, DIPT Pro Trade and FTSE 100 business LexisNexis.




To speak directly with Claire Tonks call 01332 227 592  or click here to email her.

If you would like to read more information on the contract and commercial law Claire can help you with, just click here.

Or for further marketing information contact Commercial Marketing Manager, Zoe Dowthwaite, on 01332 340 211.

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