Jeremy is a Partner in the firm’s Corporate team and also leads the Commercial department at Wilkes. He has extensive experience as an in-house lawyer, followed by over 20 years in private practice.

Throughout his career Jeremy has advised both SME and larger clients, including many household names on the full range of corporate deals and commercial matters, including supply chain and intellectual property issues, applying a focused and commercial approach to deliver cost-effective solutions. He also handles banking work for both lenders and corporate clients.

Jeremy has particular experience across the finance, technology and automotive sectors both in the UK and internationally. He advises clients on a wide variety of high-value commercial contracts and complex licensing issues.

As a result of his commercial experience, Jeremy is able to offer his clients a unique perspective on the supply chain and routes to market and offer robust but flexible contractual frameworks.

Jeremy also advises clients on compliance matters, such as Data Protection, privacy and anti-bribery measures.

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Partnerships & Joint Ventures


Commercial Contracts

IP & IT Agreements

Sale of Synchro Software to Bentley Systems Inc

Brand licence for use on supercar

Qualified Barrister

Fluent French Speaker


  • Wilkes handled the sale from start to finish, showing huge commitment and focus. They dealt effortlessly with multiple shareholders and cross-border issues and delivered the deal in a professional but user-friendly manner.

    - Tom Dengenis – CEO Synchro Software

  • Jeremy Parkin and the team at Wilkes played a vital part in the successful outcome of this deal. Their expert guidance was crucial in overcoming the complications presented by the international nature of this transaction and they  gave me the confidence to move ahead at every step to completion.

    - Dr Jeremy Ellis - Keysoft Solutions

Business Continuity Update – COVID-19

September 2020

To our valued clients and partners,

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to evolve we wanted to take the time to reassure you of the actions we are taking to protect our clients, colleagues and the wider communities, whilst working to maintain our services to you at this time.


Our commitment to you

We are open for business and will continue to provide you with the best service we can in the safest way possible, but in-line with government advice our offices are now closed for face-to-face meetings and all staff are now working from home until further notice.

If you have an appointment scheduled your legal advisor will be in touch shortly to discuss your options, if they haven’t done so already.


Our staff are set up and ready to respond to you as usual. We are working hard to mitigate any disruptions, and will continue to provide you with the legal service and advice you need, delivered with the high-level of service you have come to expect from Wilkes.


If you do experience a slight delay in hearing back from us, please bear with us. We will be in touch.


If you have a general enquiry please call us on 0121 233 4333 or email us at, or contact your normal point of contact.


Thank you for your patience during these unprecedented times. We look forward to returning to normal, with a handshake, as soon as possible.


The Wilkes  Partnership Solicitors


Birmingham – 0121 233 4333  Solihull – 0121 733 8000

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