Liz Machin


Liz is a key member of Rix & Kay’s highly regarded corporate team. As a specialist commercial law solicitor based in Uckfield, she has particular expertise in advising businesses on commercial and technology contracts.

Liz began her career in the City where she trained (including six months in Singapore) before working for a national law firm. Liz has also worked offshore in the Channel Islands, as a head of knowledge management, across a number of jurisdictions.

Liz’s clients

Liz works with companies, entrepreneurs and senior management teams, helping them consider, negotiate and document their commercial relationships. Liz focuses on implementing robust customer and supplier agreements that are flexible but ensure that commercial relationships are both sound and protect a business’s operational priorities.

Clients also benefit from her knowledge management experience on introducing strategies for encouraging the sharing of know-how across their organisations.

Experience and approach

Liz enjoys bringing simplicity to complex issues and understanding a client’s motivations for embarking on new commercial adventures. She takes an energetic and pragmatic approach, providing advice across a range of day-to-day legal-related business issues, with a view to reaching successful outcomes.

Areas of expertise

  • Distribution agreements
  • Agency agreements
  • Supply agreements
  • Manufacturing agreements
  • Software licences
  • Reseller agreements
  • Website terms and conditions