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Jamie Cartwright

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Jamie specialises in product and supply focused disputes, risk mitigation and dispute avoidance, and mediation.

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About

Jamie is an experienced disputes lawyer and litigator handling matters before the courts, in arbitration (internationally) and by means of alternative dispute resolution (including expert determination).   Jamie’s practice is commercially focused across international and domestic product and supply orientated issues.  This includes product liability and product compliance, consumer matters, supply chain risk and liability including, distribution and agency appointments and terminations. Jamie also advises in relation to tendering and procurement risk and claims both in respect of public procurement and pre-contractual risk analysis.  An increasing amount of Jamie’s work has an ESG aspect, including advising around risk and liability in producer responsibility and supply chain integrity internationally.  Jamie is also a leading lawyer in relation to food labelling and food safety issues, in particular in respect of allergens where over a number of years he has been recognised as a leading legal commentator.

Jamie is highly experienced in mediation having acted for parties successfully in mediations across a range of issues for nearly 20 years.  Jamie is also an accredited CEDR mediator and able to take on mediator appointments where he is neutral to the parties.   Jamie has been recognised as a leading individual in the major legal directories for a number of years highly regarded for his commercial approach.

Jamie is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Lead disputes advisor to a number of global household name entities in respect of supply and logistics disputes and dispute avoidance.
  • Advising globally renowned manufacturer in relation to product liability issues and recall risks.
  • Acting for the founder of a chain of public houses in a shareholder dispute involving injunctive relief.
  • Acting in respect of a profit entitlement dispute involving complex contractual dispute resolution mechanisms as reported in Wilky Property.
  • Holdings Plc v London & Surrey Investments Limited [2011] EWHC 2226 (CH).
  • Acting in a royalties dispute between a video games publisher and the developer.
  • Acting for a steel magnate in respect of a supply and commercial agency dispute.
  • Acting in respect of a profit entitlement dispute involving complex contractual dispute resolution mechanisms as reported in Wilky Property Holdings Plc v London & Surrey Investments Limited [2011] EWHC 2226 (CH).

Recognition

  • Chambers-2024-Jamie-Cartwright
  • uk-leading-individual-2024
  • uk-next-generation-partner-2022

Our thinking

  • Boohoo lands itself in hot water for product labelling mishap

    Jamie Cartwright

    Insights

  • Talking Retail quotes Jamie Cartwright on the CMA's report on grocery price inflation

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    In The Press

  • Jamie Cartwright writes for FoodBev Media on 'greedflation'

    Jamie Cartwright

    In The Press

  • Life in plastic, not fantastic: extended ban on single-use items comes into force

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

  • Mediation as a pillar of dispute resolution: it’s happening, embrace it

    Jamie Cartwright

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  • Product compliance and Brexit - UK Government concedes to CE markings indefinite recognition

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  • Food Management Today quotes Jamie Cartwright on the World Health Organisation’s assessment of aspartame

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    In The Press

  • Machinery Regulations respond to the rise of AI

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    Quick Reads

  • From Farm to Fork: The Vital Role of Traceability in Meeting the UK's Sustainable Food Demands and Fighting Food Fraud

    Jamie Cartwright

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  • ESG Litigation - new laws, same procedures?

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  • The Grocer quotes Jamie Cartwright on the Celia Marsh inquest and allergen action

    Jamie Cartwright

    In The Press

  • The Grocer quotes Jamie Cartwright on Kellogg’s challenge to rules on HFSS

    Jamie Cartwright

    In The Press

  • Health on the shelf – Unexpected backtrack on junk food promotions

    Rory Partridge

    Quick Reads

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