Managing Partner: Mathew Forde
Senior Partner: Rory Campbell
Number of partners: 3
Number of other lawyers: 4
General Commercial: Rory Campbell, Matthew Forde
Litigation: Mathew Forde
Corporate: Katey Dixon
IP/IT: Mathew Forde, Rory Campbell
THE FIRM Founded in 2006 by ex-London IP and IT specialists returning to Northern Ireland. Forde Campbell quickly became Northern Ireland’s leading tech law firm, advising local start-ups, major UK and Irish companies and global foreign direct investment companies. The firm services an international client base with a particular emphasis on IT and IP contracts, data protection, brand protection, IP litigation and online reputation protection.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
General Commercial: 30%
PRINCIPLE AREAS OF WORK Tech sector finance, governance, and merger/acquisitions, software licensing, complex multi-party deal structure, data protection compliance. Media. Commercial and employment. IP and IT litigation, particularly in relation to the internet and online reputation management.
LANGUAGES French, German, Russian, Japanese, Irish and Spanish.