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Industrial Engineering

Industry 4.0 is changing the face of industrial engineering, and data and connectivity has become an integral part of every industrial firm. From cloud technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT), to artificial intelligence, automation and virtual reality, Eversheds Sutherland is well equipped to support your industrial engineering company through its digital transformation journey.

Why Eversheds Sutherland?

  • we represent one quarter of all diversified industrials in the Fortune500
  • over 50% of all diversified industrials in the FTSE350
  • we act for over 70% of diversified industrials in the FTSE100
  • our industrial group has been recognised by Acritas as having a top-ten brand globally
  • 100% of our industrial engineering clients would recommend us

Our experience

Our industrial engineering legal team has a wealth of experience within the sector, and is well resourced to support your business through the opportunities and challenges of an ever-evolving marketplace.

Our recent experience includes:

  • advising a company on its ‘smart’ factory, covering automated picking and packing
  • advising a US-based global leader in high performance fiber lasers on the acquisition of a UK-based manufacturer of complementary laser technology
  • assisting industrial clients with the implications of complying with the Modern Slavery Act, including the practicalities of interrogating the supply chain
  • drafting agreements for the supply of materials for a drone and subsequent agreements covering its exploitation and marketing
  • conducting reviews for leading engineering firms to test and evaluate the robustness of their safety management systems

Contact our industrial engineering team

If you would like any further information or need advice on industrial engineering legal or business matters, please contact our legal team.