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The chemicals industry is facing major disruption. Rapid growth, Brexit and the adoption of the fourth industrial revolution will see well-prepared businesses rise to the top, while others struggle to keep their heads above water and navigate the ever-evolving legislation landscape. Our lawyers are well equipped to guide you through, and have a wealth of experience in advising on highly technical areas.

Why Eversheds Sutherland?

  • international network of chemicals lawyers
  • we have advised 11 of the top 20 chemical firms as listed in the ICIS Top 100 Global Chemical Firms 2017
  • we have worked with over a third of all those listed in the ICIS Top 100 Global Chemical Firms 2017

Experienced chemicals lawyers

We have a deep understanding of the issues affecting the chemical industry and can bring together the right team to meet your needs. Our recent experience includes advising:

  • Chemtura Corporation on the $1bn sale of its agrochemicals business to Platform Speciality Products Corporation
  • major clients on extensive REACH and biocides compliance audits. Our team is recognised as leading the field in this area and has advised the UK Chemical Industries Association and presented to UK Government on REACH compliance generally and around Brexit issues<
  • two of the largest global chemical companies in patent procurement and freedom-to-operate issues surrounding their developing technologies
  • Ingevity Corporation on its €590m acquisition of Perstorp UK Limited

Contact our chemicals team

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