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Sally is a commercial Associate with a particular focus on intellectual property and IT.

Sally works within a multi-disciplinary commercial team advising a range of clients from entrepreneurs and start-ups to large businesses. Providing advice on and drafting various types of commercial agreements for clients across a range of sectors but particularly advises on intellectual property issues and protection within commercial arrangements, collaborations and development between businesses, and putting in place documents for new businesses such as e-commerce terms, website terms and app licences. Sally also regularly assists businesses to protect and exploit their creations and ideas by providing advice on intellectual property protection and carrying out registration of intellectual property rights, and also drafting licensing arrangements and advising more broadly on commercialisation of intellectual property.


  • Advising on and drafting agreements for a construction company who were implementing new technology and software in their business in order to provide innovative digital services for their clients
  • Advising a company on a proposed collaboration agreement to supply their know-how to another company in order to develop a new product
  • Regularly assisting in corporate transactions, advising on the intellectual property and IT issues
  • Advising a new author on their agreement with a publisher
  • Drafting and advising on businesses’ IP policies and non-disclosure agreements
  • Filing trade mark applications, and managing and defending trade marks
  • Regularly provide one-to-one clinics answering intellectual property queries of new businesses through the Business and IP Centre of the British Library.