Regulatory & advisory

Navigating complex regulatory frameworks and unlocking critical advisory challenges to help clients achieve their strategic objectives.

Competition advice & investigations

Competition advice & investigations

Our competition team provide support to clients across the board, from devising bespoke compliance systems that are appropriate to each client, to advising on the competition law risks arising from commercial strategies or agreements.

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Data protection & privacy

Data protection & privacy

With one of the biggest and most well-known teams in Europe, Bristows is the go-to firm for pragmatic, expert-informed data protection advice. 

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Life sciences regulatory

Life sciences regulatory

Our regulatory team have a variety of backgrounds within the fields of bioscience, genetics and neuroscience. We advise clients across the sector including pharma and biotech, cell and gene therapies, veterinary medicine, medical devices, in vitro-diagnostics and digital health. 

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TM & design portfolio management

TM & design portfolio management

We have a long established portfolio management practice, fully integrated with the firm’s leading IP litigation practice, in order to provide a “one-stop shop” on all aspects of brand development, protection, exploitation and enforcement.

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Freedom to operate

Freedom to operate

With our fingers firmly on the pulse of how the courts assess infringement and validity of rights, our contentious IP teams are ideally placed to assist in assessing the risks involved in any new project, no matter what the sector or technology.

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Advertising & marketing

Advertising & marketing

We regularly advise major brands on the legality of advertising campaigns and sales promotions as well as comparative advertising and dispute resolution.

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Charities & not-for-profit

Charities & not-for-profit

Our charities and not-for-profit practice provides a wide range of legal services to UK and international charities, foundations, universities and other not-for-profit organisations. 

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What others say

“Advice provided is clear and concise.”

Legal 500 2021

“They are trusted advisers.”

Legal 500 2021

“Bristows LLP continues to excel in brand management trade mark matters.”

Legal 500 2021

“Handling complicated technical aspects extremely well with a very practical commercial view.”

Legal 500 2021

“Reactivity, very good knowledge of the market, competitors and brands”

Legal 500 2021

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