The Regional Manufacturing Forum does not receive any funding from the public sector. We are extremely grateful to the following organisations who support our work through sponsorship.

If you would like to know more about what’s involved in sponsoring the Forum, please get in touch.


DLA Piper's Sheffield office is proud to sponsor the Manufacturing Forum.  We are a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, providing a complete range of business legal services in which we and our manufacturing clients operate. At DLA Piper we have built a strong reputation for supporting organisations engaged in all aspects of manufacturing, including: industrial and advanced engineering, industrial equipment, aerospace & automotive, chemicals & paints, finished products & material solutions and food & beverage. We are committed to understanding the markets our clients operate in and the specific commercial challenges they face. Our team of lawyers has considerable experience of working with a broad range of manufacturing businesses, both in the UK and internationally across a full spectrum of issues. 

We believe that we understand the manufacturing sector better than any other lawyers in the Sheffield City Region owing to our unparalleled experience. Our team's experience brings with it a level of commercial and technical understanding which is unique. 

Our Yorkshire team leads DLA Piper's manufacturing focus on an international level with Richard May, DLA Piper's International Head of Manufacturing based in the Sheffield office.  

Manufacturing Matters is DLA Piper's specialist publication providing a round-up of legal news, sector updates and commentary for those engaged in the manufacturing sector.  See the links below to the latest editions:

Manufacturing Matters - May 2017

Manufacturing Matters - September 2016 

Manufacturing Matters - February 2016






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