Managing Partner: Mathew Forde
Senior Partner: Rory Campbell
Number of partners: 3
Number of other lawyers: 4
Languages:French, German, Russian, Japanese, Irish and Spanish.
General Commercial: Rory Campbell, Mathew Forde
Litigation: Mathew Forde
Corporate: Katey Dixon
IP/IT: Mathew Forde, Rory Campbell
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.