Avril is an internationally recognised intellectual property, data privacy and commercial lawyer. She led Freshfields global IP/IT practice for a number of years, and advises clients on various issues including the acquisition, disposal and exploitation of IP rights, outsourcing and data protection. She is experienced across a number of industry sectors including technology, telecoms, consumer products (including luxury brands), media, pharmaceuticals, energy, investors, infrastructure, real estate and automotive.
Avril is a member of the steering committee of the 30% club.
Avril has been a partner at Freshfields since 1997.