Intellectual property, specialising in pharma/biopharma and patents in the chemical and life science areas.
Graduated in 1980 from City University, London with a first class honours degree in Chemical and Administrative Studies which included subjects on vitamin chemistry, structure and reactivity correlations and materials science and a thesis on Pharmaceutical Research and Development.
Post-graduate Diploma in law in 1981. Called to the Bar 1982. Pupillage with Martin Moore-Bick 1982, 3 Essex Court (The Chambers of Kenneth Rokison QC). Pupillage with Simon Thorley 1983, 6 Pump Court (The Chambers of William Aldous QC). Queen's Counsel 1998. Head of Chambers at Three New Square IP from April 2018.
Intellectual Property Lawyers Association, Chancery Bar Association, AIPPLA, EPLAW
Co-Editor of Terrell on the law of Patents, 18th and 19th Editions.