Motor Law was set up in 1987 by Peter Groves and Anthea Worsdall to fill a gap in the market for a comprehensible digest of legal developments for motor industry managers.
Anthea died in 2011.
Peter Groves (Editor)
Peter qualified as a solicitor in 1980, and is a consultant to CJ Jones Solicitors LLP, a small City of London firm where he practises intellectual property, competition, information technology and commercial law. He was also legal adviser to the Royal Institute of British Architects between 2011 and 2014. Before going into private practice, he worked as Assistant Legal Adviser and later Legal Adviser to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, and for a year was head of commercial law at the CBI. He obtained his MA in 1982, and went on to write a thesis on motor vehicle distribution agreements for a PhD which he completed in 1991.
He has written a number of books, including Motor Law's Guide to the Block Exemption. His Dictionary of Intellectual Property was published in February 2011 by Edward Elgar. He has spoken at many conferences and presented training courses for a number of training providers including Central Law Training, and has lectured at London Guildhall University, Essex University, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, and the Russian Academy of Justice. He also produces a monthly podcast on developments in intellectual property law.