We put our clients in the driving seat, literally.

Classic cars, supercars and high value cars are a passion, a desire and sometimes even an investment. As prices rise and fall so does the potential for disputes. Is the history genuine? Who is the true owner? What does ‘fully restored’ actually mean?

Whether you’re purchasing your first classic, or supercar, or adding to your collection, we offer insightful commercial advice on purchasing and restoration. And when it’s time to sell, we’ll help optimise the outcome and minimise the risk.

As classic car owners as well as lawyers, we know from first-hand experience the potential emotional and financial hazards that you may need to navigate. Involve us early on when you’re planning to purchase or hand your classic car over to a restorer and we can help steer around problems and ensure that the right protection is in place so you can enjoy your car with complete peace of mind.

As well as supporting individuals with their cars, we also advise classic and high-value car dealers, collectors and restorers through their various legal matters. (Just have a look at our recent case studies at the bottom of this page).

Meet your Classic cars team

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From purchase and restoration to sale

Our team knows the market, the reputable specialists and how to spot the unfortunately all too common issues on the road to classic or supercar ownership. Our core team is based in the UK and has a strong international network that will help whether you’re looking at vehicles in the UK, EU, USA or beyond.

Areas we can help are:

  • Establishing ownership
  • Drafting and updating terms of sale
  • Identifying the legitimacy of a car’s history
  • Unpicking the complexities of restoration
  • The import and export of vehicles
  • Avoiding fraud
  • Sales, restoration and province disputes

Picking up the keys of your new car should be a moment of joy. Talk to our team early in the process and we’ll help ensure that owning your car remains a pleasure.

We have a track record. Here’s how we’ve worked with other enthusiasts

The case of the stolen multi-million-pound yacht

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OneSky Flight acquires helicopter booking service

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Sherrards helps sell the UK’s oldest Volvo dealership

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Sherrards in the driving seat on new Aston Martin, McLaren and Jaguar Land Rover site

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