Senior Practice Development Lawyer
Gill is a Senior Associate Practice Development Lawyer in our IP Group, specialising in all aspects of the protection and enforcement of brands and creative rights.
Gill studied law at Oxford University and subsequently gained significant experience of proceedings in the High Court, Court of Appeal and European Court of Justice as a practising IP litigator, with a particular focus on trade marks and other ‘soft’ IP. In her current professional support role, Gill has responsibility for a wide range of practice development activities in the brand protection space. She leads the team's profile raising activities, including authoring thought leadership articles and contributing content and comment for external publications and client bulletins. Gill is responsible for the generation, collection and maintenance of knowhow, keeps the team up to date on important legal developments, and designs and delivers training both internally and to clients. She also leads on a number of knowledge based initiatives with a view to enhancing the quality and efficiency of our brand protection services for our clients.
Naomi specialises in providing risk management and dispute resolution advice to clients across the construction and engineering industries.
Ian prevents and resolves disputes involving a property element , providing commercially-appropriate and pragmatic solutions through advice, negotiation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution. Where litigation is necessary, Ian acts for clients at all levels of Courts and Tribunals, including the UK Supreme Court.
Ian is an investment funds expert. He advises fund managers on the structuring and establishing of investment funds in a range of sectors with a particular focus on private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure. Ian also has a substantial practice advising institutional investors on their strategic and cornerstone investments into funds across a spread of asset classes.