Katy Gibson


Katy is an associate in the commercial IP/IT group, specialising in transactional intellectual property, IT and data protection. Katy also advises on general commercial matters. She joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2016 and qualified in 2018.

During her training contract at Bristows, Katy gained experience in a number of different areas including both contentious and transactional intellectual property, commercial and technology litigation, data protection, real estate, corporate and employment which has helped inform her current practice. She was also seconded to an international IT outsourcing client where she gained valuable insight into the industry.

Since qualifying, Katy has had experience in assisting and advising a wide range of life sciences and TMT clients on the interpretation, negotiation and drafting of various types of commercial contracts and in a variety of matters relating to IT and data protection.


  • BA History, University of York
  • Qualified 2018


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