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Dominic is a patent litigation specialist focusing on life sciences disputes, particularly in relation to pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. Dominic has handled cases across the range of tribunals in the UK and the EPO and has coordinated litigation across the world.
Tim has a broad range of transactional commercial real estate experience acting for clients ranging from institutional investors and blue chip technology companies to high net worth private individuals.
Oliver joined Bristows in March 2020 as an associate in the corporate and tax team.
Rebecca AndersenSenior Associate
Rebecca is an experienced commercial, outsourcing and technology specialist. She advises on complex contracts and strategic projects, as well as “business as usual” matters and data protection/privacy issues.
Rachel joined Bristows in December 2018 and is an associate in the tax team.
Emily completed training in September 2020 and is now working in the employment team.
Greg is an experienced IP lawyer with a particular focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector.
Selina joined Bristows as a trainee in 2017, having completed a Masters in Chemistry at the University of Oxford. She qualified into the patent litigation team in 2019.
Victoria is a litigator specialising in contentious media and data protection matters. She primarily acts for technology and media companies in relation to disputes concerning content, with a particular emphasis on privacy, data protection and defamation.
Gemma is an experienced patent specialist with a focus on advising clients in the chemical and life sciences sector in relation to patent disputes and strategy. She has experience before the English Patent Courts and in the worldwide coordination of patent portfolios.
James completed training in September 2020 and is now working in the competition team.
Henry BenthamTrainee Solicitor
Henry joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019 .
Nadine advises on a range of complex patent disputes encompassing a variety of different subject matters. Her background in physics makes her particularly suited to work in technical fields.
Jeremy is an IP specialist and has advised on many contentious matters involving trade marks, copyright, designs, patents and confidential information.
Edwin is an associate in Bristows’ Competition team. He works with businesses in the technology, pharmaceutical and consumer goods sectors on both contentious and non-contentious matters, and has particular experience of advising on the complex issues arising where competition law and IP law intersect
Robert BondSenior Counsel
Robert has over 40 years of experience as a legal expert and author in the fields of e-commerce, computer games, media and publishing, data protection, information security and cyber risks.
James specialises in contentious IP matters and has a breadth of experience in advising on patent disputes in the telecommunication, electronics, aeronautics and oil and gas fields.
Xisca BorrásOf Counsel
Xisca is a dual-qualified lawyer in England & Wales and Spain who specialises in all aspects of EU and UK regulatory law in the biopharmaceutical sector.
Andy Bowler is an IP litigator with over 20 years experience. He is joint head of patent litigation. Andy acts for a range of leading companies across different sectors. In addition to UK litigation and related advisory work, he is commonly called upon to coordinate litigation round the world.
Sean-Paul BrankinOf Counsel
Sean-Paul is an of counsel in the competition team based in Brussels. He is dual English and Belgian qualified and has over 25 years as both a competition law advisor and an enforcer. His practice covers complex advisory work, merger control and competition litigation. Clients say he provides “very practical, commercial advice”.
Sarah is an associate in the corporate group and advises clients on a broad range of corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, equity and debt financing and corporate governance.
Sophie BrittonTrainee Solicitor
Sophie joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Francion specialises in EU and UK competition law, focussing on the IP/competition law interface. She has acted in FRAND and abuse of dominance disputes, and also advises on behavioural issues and commercial arrangements. Francion has particular expertise advising clients in the technology, life sciences, and consumer products sectors.
Mark is head of Bristows’ Commercial & Technology Disputes team. He has 25 years’ experience handling complex contract and tort disputes at all levels of the English courts and in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations. He also coordinates parallel proceedings in overseas jurisdictions.
Robert specialises in patent litigation. He has a PhD in molecular genetics and is particularly active for life science companies.
Andrew ButcherSenior Associate
Andy trained with Bristows and qualified into the brands, designs & copyright group in 2012.
Katie CambrookSenior Associate
Katie works in patent and trade mark infringement matters. She also has experience of copyright matters.
Fiona CampbellSenior Associate
Fiona joined Bristows in January 2019 and is now a senior associate in the commercial IP/IT group. Fiona advises on data protection, privacy law, freedom of information, PECR and the re-use of public sector information regulations.
Elizabeth specialises in non-contentious IP matters, advising on transactions involving the development, exploitation and transfer of IP rights. Elizabeth’s background in natural sciences provides her with an excellent understanding of the technical aspects of complex matters in the life sciences sector.
Rachael is an associate in IP litigation and works with clients in the pharmaceutical and technology sectors.
Miranda is a corporate tax specialist with over 30 years’ experience.
Emma advises on a broad range of corporate transactional matters. She has particular experience representing clients on mergers and acquisitions and private equity financings.
Adrian ChewSenior Associate
Adrian specialises in patent disputes, particularly in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.
Simon specialises in copyright and design rights, database rights, trade marks, passing off, domain names and breach of confidence.
Julia CockroftSenior Associate
Julia is a senior associate in the tax team and has over eight years’ experience advising on a range of property and corporate tax matters.
Liz is a highly experienced and well regarded IP specialist with a focus on counselling clients in the Life Sciences sector on national and international patent strategy and litigation.
Ben ColemanSenior Associate
Ben is a senior associate specialising in commercial dispute resolution. He advises businesses across a range of sectors in connection with disputes and litigation with contractual counterparties and other third parties, particularly in technology and related industries.
Anna Cook is a technology lawyer specialising in all aspects of dispute resolution and IT. She has more than 20 years’ experience in disputes relating to outsourcing, IT projects, software licensing, confidentiality and copyright issues.
Brian specialises in intellectual property dispute resolution with a focus on patent litigation in the life sciences sector.
Justin CostleyOf Counsel
Justin is co-head of Bristows' employment law team. He primarily focuses on advising customers and suppliers in both the public and private sector on the TUPE and employment related aspects of large outsourcing projects.
Adam advises a range of life sciences and technology clients on matters such as technology transfer arrangements, research and development collaborations, IP ownership, supply chain agreements, financings, licensing deals and merger and acquisition transactions.
Toby advises on and negotiates commercial, technology and outsourcing agreements. Toby has particular expertise in working with clients to help them manage and structure complex deals and is recognised for his work on digital transformation, software and telecoms projects.
Martha specialises in commercial law and IP/IT with a special focus on the health, media and technology sectors.
Nick advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters – from start-up/seed funding, through intermediate funding rounds to exit.
Hannah CrowtherSenior Associate
Hannah advises on all areas of data protection and privacy law, helping multinational and UK organisations navigate the changing landscape of EU and UK data protection law including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy.
Amy CullenSenior Associate
Amy is a litigation senior associate focusing particularly on patent litigation. She has experience of complex multi-jurisdictional patent litigation in the pharmaceutical, telecoms and consumer product sectors.
Neelum is an associate at Bristows LLP specialising in commercial transactions related to information technology, intellectual property and data privacy. She advises clients in respect of the above and on commercial matters more generally.
Marc is a technology specialist with over 25 years' experience in private practice and inhouse at Equifax and Microsoft.. He advises clients in the technology, financial services and life sciences sectors on data protection, cyber risk and digital matters.
Giles is an associate in the real estate practice and has broad experience in commercial property matters having acted for a range of occupiers, landlords, institutional investors, retail enterprises and developers across the technology and life sciences sectors.
Colette is an associate in the commercial IP/IT team. She has experience working for clients in a wide range of sectors, including, life sciences, technology and media sectors. Colette’s focus areas are commercial intellectual property, technology and data protection.
Matt advises on all aspects of corporate law. He is particularly experienced in domestic and international M&A, joint ventures, AIM listings and equity financings.
Alex is passionate about the Life Sciences sector and advises about regulatory issues all day every day.
Chris DevlinSenior Associate
Chris advises clients on a variety of corporate and finance transactions including mergers and acquisitions, equity offerings, debt financing, reorganisations and joint ventures primarily across the technology and life sciences sectors.
Richard is a partner in the commercial IP team where his practice focuses on commercial transactions and advisory work that involves the development, exploitation and protection of IP rights.
Chloe has acted in intellectual property disputes before the English courts, including the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. Chloe also works on the coordination of international patent disputes and has experience in the enforcement of Community Plant Variety Rights.
Jamie DruckerSenior Associate
Jamie specialises in data protection and privacy law.
David advises clients in relation to technology disputes, including distressed IT projects, copyright, cyber and media litigation.
Jennifer DzaficAssociate (Senior Trade Mark Attorney)
Jennifer deals with all trade mark issues. She has many years’ experience in dealing with UK, International and European Union Trade Marks and in managing international portfolios.
Michael specialises in commercial transactions related to information technology and data privacy. He has advised on a range of technology agreements.
Teresa is head of Bristows’ real estate practice and has many years’ experience as a commercial real estate specialist. She has particular expertise acting for clients engaged in innovative technologies and life sciences as well as those in the retail sector with a particular focus on garden centre retail.
Louise advises on a wide range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings (including IPOs and secondary public offers) and joint ventures.
Zac is an associate who advises clients operating in highly regulated sectors on wide-ranging regulatory matters.
Lucie is an intellectual property lawyer who specialises in intellectual property litigation. Her practice encompasses the full range of IP rights, including trade marks, designs, copyright and patents. Lucie is experienced in handling both domestic and global disputes, including the strategic coordination of proceedings across the UK, the EU and worldwide.
Angela specialises in the resolution of commercial disputes, with particular expertise in dealing with IT, outsourcing and IP contract disputes as well as disputes arising out of data leaks and the misuse of confidential information.
Charlie FrenchSenior Associate
Charlie is an experienced intellectual property litigator, focusing predominantly on patent disputes in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology fields. In addition to her experience in the English courts, Charlie assists parties in arbitral disputes and the coordination of international patent litigation and life-cycle management.
Vrinda GambhirProfessional Support Lawyer
Vrinda is a professional support lawyer in our patent litigation group. She is a foreign qualified lawyer with over four years’ experience in IP litigation and prosecution in India. She is also a biotechnology engineer and a registered patent agent before the Indian Patent Office.
Gemma GibbsSenior Associate
Gemma specialises in transactional and advisory matters involving intellectual property across a range of sectors, including life sciences, technology, media and retail.
Katy is an associate in the commercial IP/IT group. She advises on a wide range of matters relating to intellectual property and information technology, as well as a variety of commercial matters.
Ralph is an associate in the commercial IP/IT group, specialising in transactional intellectual property and information technology, with experience in data protection matters and a keen interest in AI.
Saaira GillAssociate (Trade Mark Attorney)
Saaira advises on a range of trade mark matters, both contentious and non-contentious, as well as related copyright and design issues.
Sam is an associate in the commercial IP/IT team with a practice focused on non-contentious IP/IT and commercial matters, as well as advising on related issues such as data privacy.
Robert GrahamOf Counsel
Robert is a disputes lawyer, with a specific focus on the resolution of technology-related disputes, including those relating to software development, outsourcing projects, software licensing and data security.
Ian is head of the trade mark portfolios group. He advises on all aspects of trade marks and designs including clearance searches, registration, opposition proceedings and portfolio management.
Portia GuidottiTrainee Solicitor
Portia joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Alexandra HarmerSenior Associate
Alexandra is a senior associate in the commercial IP team at Bristows. She has a broad IP experience and specialises in advising clients on non-contentious IP matters and general commercial matters across a range of industries, including in the life sciences, technology, film, media, brands and consumer products sectors.
Faye HarrisonSenior Associate
Faye is a senior associate in the data protection team. Her practice includes privacy compliance strategies, individual rights requests, direct marketing and data transfer mechanisms. She also has a background in commercial IT transactions and has spent time on a number of client secondments.
Laura specialises in IP and technology transactions. While she acts for a broad range of clients on their IP and technology projects, she has a particular focus on and expertise in advising clients in the fashion, luxury goods and retail sectors.
Jamie HatzelTrainee Solicitor
Jamie joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Charlie HawesSenior Associate
Charlie is a senior associate in the commercial IP/IT team. Charlie advises on a wide range of commercial and regulatory issues relating to software, data privacy and digital communications.
Rosalie is an associate in the data protection team who has advised nearly exclusively on privacy law since qualifying, from devising GDPR projects to responding to regulatory enforcement actions.
Naomi HazenbergSenior Associate
Naomi specialises in contentious intellectual property matters. Whilst she advises on a wide range of issues and subject matters, her practice has a particular focus on patent litigation.
Toby HeaddonSenior Associate
Toby Headdon is an intellectual property lawyer specialising in soft IP and contentious aspects of data protection. He works mainly with clients in the technology, design, digital media and life sciences sectors.
Tim's experience covers both contentious and non-contentious matters, with a focus on trade mark and copyright disputes, patents, confidential information and advertising advisory work.
Olivia is an associate in the IP litigation department.
Will HewittTrainee Solicitor
Will joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Sarah HillSenior Associate
Sarah is a senior associate in the commercial and technology disputes team at Bristows with particular expertise in litigation project management. She has over 15 years’ experience advising on and project managing intensive commercial and technology disputes at all stages of litigation and arbitration, with particular emphasis on disputes involving difficult points of contractual interpretation.
Julian HitchcockOf Counsel
Julian provides practical policy and regulatory advice on emerging biomedical products, services and research to commercial, clinical, academic, charitable, regulatory and governmental clients. He also acts in relation to life science regulatory disputes and international arbitrations.
Chris is an experienced commercial IT lawyer who was one of the first specialist IT outsourcing lawyers in the UK and one of the first to recognise the significance of AI and robotics for the future development of technology and the law.
Suzanne HooksSenior Associate
Suzanne has experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis on real estate finance.
David is a corporate lawyer who advises on a wide range of matters including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity financings, spin-outs from universities and research institutions, international capital markets and corporate restructurings.
Matthew has significant competition litigation experience, having worked on a number of abuse of dominance and FRAND cases. He advises regularly on competition law issues arising in distribution, licensing and settlement agreements, as well as on competition compliance more generally.
Sarah is an experienced lawyer, advising on all aspects of trade marks and designs including clearance searches, filing strategies, international portfolio management and disputes. She has a particular expertise in representing clients before the United Kingdom and European Union Offices, as well as the French Courts.
Sean IbbetsonSenior Associate
Sean specialises in disputes and litigation relating to brands, designs and copyright. He also regularly advises clients on compliance with the UK’s advertising regulations and ASA investigations.
Emma qualified into the patent litigation team in September 2018, after having completed her training contract at Bristows.
Louisa is an associate in the Commercial IP/IT Group. She specialises in transactional and non-contentious intellectual property matters with a particular focus on the life sciences industry, advising on R&D collaborations, IP licences and a range of other commercial arrangements.
Remya JayakkarAssociate (Trade Mark Attorney)
Remya advises on contentious and non-contentious trade mark matters, as well as related copyright and design issues. She has substantial experience with brand clearance searches, devising filing strategies, portfolio management and UK and CTM prosecution.
Myles is joint head of patent litigation. While his practice covers the full range of intellectual property rights it has focused in recent years upon high-tech patent litigation for multinational companies.
Paul specialises in advertising and marketing law and brand protection matters generally. His wide range of clients includes major brand owners, car manufacturers, retailers, airlines, financial service providers and media companies.
Alex is an experienced litigator specialising in contentious media and data protection matters. He primarily acts for media and technology companies in relation to content, with a particular emphasis on defamation, privacy and data protection disputes.
Hugo Kent-EganTrainee Solicitor
Hugo joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Vik is a commercial technology lawyer, advising clients in a diverse range of sectors.
Gemma KirschSenior Associate
Gemma is an associate in our real estate department with a broad range of experience in all aspects of commercial property work with a particular focus on acquisitions/disposals, asset management and corporate occupier work.
Rebecca KirtleyTrainee Solicitor
Rebecca joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Tejmin advises employers in relation to all aspects of employment law. She advises clients in relation to corporate M&A deals as well as drafting documents for clients such as employment contracts, policies and handbooks.
Ellen LambrixSenior Associate
Ellen is a senior associate in our commercial IP team. She specialises in advising on non-contentious IP matters, particularly in the life sciences sector. Her clients range from multinational companies to start-ups and research organisations. She has significant experience advising on high value transactions including licensing, R&D collaborations and settlements.
Alex LathamTrainee Solicitor
Alex joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Sophie specialises in EU and UK competition law. She has a particular interest in working with businesses in technology and pharmaceutical sectors, and in relation to the competition issues that arise in connection with standardised technology.
Elisa LindemannTrainee Solicitor
Elisa joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Marc works in the brands, designs and copyright team.
Cosima LumleyTrainee Solicitor
Cosima joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Emma Macalister HallAssociate
Emma advises on a range of data protection and privacy issues, including those raised by the General Data Protection Regulation, e-Privacy and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. She also advises on regulatory investigations and contentious data protection matters.
Ewan MacAulayTrainee Solicitor
Ewan joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Emma MackieTrainee Solicitor
Emma joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Mac MacmillanOf Counsel
Mac advises on all aspects of IT law with a particular focus on data protection and the provision of IT related services.
Alex MagnusdottirTrainee Solicitor
Alex joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Angelica MartellatoTrainee Trade Mark Attorney
Angelica is a trainee trade mark attorney in the brands, designs & copyright team. She has worked in intellectual property since 2016 and previously worked in London at an international law firm. Angelica deals with all aspects of trade mark selection, registration, portfolio management and enforcement, both at national and international level.
Luke MaunderSenior Associate
Luke specialises in intellectual property disputes in the technology sector. He has degrees in both computer science and law. His experience spans all levels of the Court system, as well as a variety of interim applications. He also frequently advises on jurisdiction disputes, particularly in FRAND litigation.
Sarah is an associate in the patent litigation team with a particular interest in the life sciences sector. She has experience of UK patent litigation as well as international litigation, co-ordinating multijurisdictional patent disputes.
Jerry MertonPartner/Chief Financial Officer
Jerry is a Partner and Bristows’ Chief Financial Officer, and works with the Joint Managing Partners in devising and implementing the firm’s strategy. He is responsible for all of the financial affairs of the firm, and works closely with the heads of the various business services departments to ensure that they enable the firm to provide clients with the service that they need.
Nick is an associate in the patent litigation team. He works across a variety of sectors but has a particular interest in the life sciences field.
Christopher MillardSenior Counsel
Christopher has over 35 years' experience in technology law, both in academia and legal practice.
Samantha-Jayne MillingtonTrainee Solicitor
Samantha-Jayne joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Ben joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in 2015, before qualifying into the IP litigation team in 2017, where he specialises in patent disputes.
Rachel advises on patent litigation matters across a broad range of subject matters, but with a particular interest in the chemical and life sciences sectors.
Samuel qualified into the corporate department in 2017, having trained with the firm, and advises on a broad range of corporate transactional matters for technology-focused and life sciences clients.
Erik is a commercial lawyer with a background in life sciences who advises a range of clients in innovative industries on the effective commercialisation of intellectual property and technology assets.
Kate joined Bristows as a trainee in 2016 and qualified as an associate in the IP litigation department in 2018.
Freya OllerearnshawSenior Associate
Freya is a senior associate in the commercial and technology disputes team at Bristows. Freya advises both customer and supplier clients in relation to all aspects of technology disputes, distressed IT projects and data breaches. Freya’s experience spans a range of sectors including IT and computing technology, financial services, retail, healthcare and education.
Daniel is an associate in the commercial IP/IT team. He joined Bristows in 2021, having trained and qualified at a magic circle law firm. He advises on transactions relating to intellectual property and information technology. He has represented clients in various sectors, including technology, life sciences, luxury goods, automotive, sports and media/entertainment.
Max joined Bristows as an associate in March 2019 and is currently working in the commercial and technology disputes team.
Jake is an associate in the brands, designs and copyright team.
Marek is a partner in the Corporate Practice. He advises companies and investors who are active in IP-rich sectors; in particular the life sciences, technology and consumer products sectors.
Claire Phipps-JonesSenior Associate
Claire is a senior associate specialising primarily in patent litigation in the life sciences sector. Her biochemistry background provides an excellent basis for the technical aspects of such disputes. She has experience in both UK litigation and in the coordination of cross-border disputes.
Richard specialises in IP disputes with a focus on patent litigation and the technology sector.
Lidia PoczokOf Counsel
As co-head of the employment law team, Lidia has considerable experience in advising on the employment law aspects of cross-border acquisitions and disposals and outsourcings, both from a supplier and customer perspective and providing practical assistance in drafting and presenting information for employee consultations.
Rob operates across the firm’s commercial IP, IT & data privacy practice, offering practical and commercially focused advice and assistance in each area to clients of all sizes, primarily in the tech and media sectors.
Charlie works in the commercial, technology and copyright disputes team.
Verity is an associate in Bristows’ commercial and technology disputes team who has experience advising clients in relation to a number of issues arising out of commercial and shareholder disputes. Verity also has experience assisting clients in relation to commissions of inquiry and investigations.
Matthew RaynorSenior Associate
Matthew specialises in intellectual property litigation with a particular focus on patent litigation in the technology sector.
Iain has extensive experience of mergers and acquisitions, IPOs, debt and equity financings, joint ventures and private equity transactions. His clients include UK and international corporates, institutional investors and technology growth companies.
Sophie ReesSenior Associate
Sophie is a senior associate in the corporate team. She advises clients across a range of industries on corporate transactional and advisory matters, with a particular emphasis on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and equity financing.
Manuel ReyTrainee Solicitor
Prior to becoming a trainee solicitor as of August 2019, Manuel worked as a Professional Support Lawyer in our IP litigation department.
Victoria is a dual-qualified solicitor specialised in all aspects of brand protection and trade marks including portfolio management, clearance searches and trade mark disputes. She has particular experience in managing large international trade mark portfolios for iconic media brands as well as leaders in medical and dental goods.
Helen RoseSenior Associate
Helen specialises in transactions involving intellectual property and information technology. She advises clients for whom intellectual property and technology are a priority across a range of sectors, including life sciences, cloud computing and digital services.
Jonathan joined Bristows as a trainee in 2017, having completed a PhD in organic chemistry and protein structure at Oxford University.
Nicholas has experience working with a broad range of technical subject matters including mobile telecommunications and broadcast technology, magnetic resonance medical devices and the use of electromagnetic signals as an indicator for the presence of oil or gas.
Greg RubackOf Counsel
Greg is a specialist lawyer in the film and television sector and has worked for some of the world’s biggest media companies, in London, LA and New York. Qualified to practice in both England and California, he regularly advises on content production, and distribution deals and marketing and advertising campaigns.
Emily works in the Commercial IP team.
Elizabeth joined Bristows as an associate in September 2019 and is currently working in the real estate department.
Sara is an associate in the brands, designs and copyright team and works on both contentious and non-contentious matters across all areas of soft IP. She is currently on secondment part-time with a luxury goods holding company, advising on IP and commercial matters.
Leane ShanksterSenior Associate
Leane works in the corporate practice and advises clients across a variety of sectors on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters.
Adrian is a leading technology transactional lawyer with recognised expertise in negotiating and advising on business critical technology deals. He always brings his depth of experience in customer and supplier side transactions coupled with a responsive and effective approach to client care to every matter.
Claire specialises in commercial transactions that involve the development and commercialisation of IP rights and in corporate and investment deals where IP is an important asset. She works with a wide variety of clients, particularly those in the life sciences, technology, media and consumer product sectors.
Stephen has 20 years’ experience advising across a broad range of EU and UK competition law matters.
Trecina SookhooAssociate (Trade Mark Attorney)
Trecina joined Bristows in March 2019 and is part of the brands group.
Rowena StentProfessional Support Lawyer
Rowena is a Professional Support Lawyer in Patent Litigation.
Richard SwaineOf Counsel
Richard has a broad range of experience advising both UK and international clients, including both listed and private companies as well as high net-worth individuals, on corporate and commercial issues.
Roosa TarkiainenTrainee Solicitor
Roosa joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Stephanie TaylorSenior Trade Mark Attorney
Stephanie is Chartered Trade Mark Attorney with over 10 years’ private practice experience.
Rebekka ThomasTrainee Solicitor
Rebekka joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Isobel joined Bristows in March 2020 as an associate in the competition team.
Aida specialises in intellectual property litigation with experience particularly in the life sciences sector.
Pat has specialised in EU law and competition law since the 1980s, handling landmark cases at EU and national level and helping clients from all over the world with their competition law needs.
Westley WalkerSenior Associate
Westley is a dispute resolution lawyer with substantial experience advising clients on their business-critical disputes.
Zoe is an associate in the commercial IP/IT team, specialising in data protection.
Paul is an industry-acknowledged leader in all aspects of brands law. He specialises in the entirety of the work - from brand and design creation to brand enforcement and exploitation.
Matthew is the head of Bristows’ Commercial IP group and advises on transactions involving the development, exploitation and transfer of intellectual property rights.
Mark is a technology specialist with over 20 years’ experience. He advises companies on technology issues such as cloud computing, machine learning, apps and facial recognition.
William WhiteTrainee Solicitor
William joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2020.
Milly WicksonTrainee Solicitor
Milly joined Bristows as a trainee solicitor in August 2019.
Claire WilsonSenior Associate
Claire specialises in intellectual property with a particular emphasis on patent litigation in the life sciences sector. Claire’s background in chemistry gives her a valuable understanding of the technical issues that can underlie intellectual property matters and enables her to provide clear intelligible advice.
Abigail WiseSenior Associate (Trade Mark Attorney)
Abigail is a Registered Trade Mark Attorney and European Trade Mark Attorney and has worked in Intellectual Property Law since 2001.
Jamie advises on data protection matters for clients across all industries, with a focus on the technology and automotive sectors.