• Contact Person Name : Mr. Gary Assim
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An established Top 30 national law firm, the firm has eight offices, the latest of which opened in Manchester, in January 2009. The firm’s growth has been driven by a commercially driven strategy of seizing opportunities in a changing market, while at the same time staying close to its clients and providing them with the best possible legal advice.

At the same time, the law firm has also developed an excellent work/life balance alongside an enterprising culture, one that has acted as a magnet for some of the brightest and best legal talent. It is this that has enabled the firm to expand organically


Area of Practice

Alternate Dispute Resolution
Antitrust and Trade Regulation
Banking and Finance
Business and Commercial
Entertainment Sports and Leisure Law
Intellectual Property Law
International Law
Internet - Cyberspace Law
Labor Law
Land Uses and Zoning
Litigation and Appeals
Real Estate

Lawyer's Profile


Name: Gary Assim, Partner


Heads the firm\'s national Intellectual Property Group and is based in the Milton Keynes Office


He specializes in trademark infringement, especially anti-counterfeiting, with particular emphasis on parallel importing
He acts for clients across a broad range of sectors but is especially well known in the clothing & footwear and automotive industries
He has written articles for the New York Law Journal, International Commercial Litigation and various national and international trade press as well as being a well known commentator on television and radio on intellectual property rights
Recent accolades include being named in the International Who\'s Who of Trademark Lawyers for 2009, the Top 100 list of the most powerful and influential people in fashion in 2008 and The Lawyers Hot 100 in 2007
Prior to reading law at Durham University he spent 3 years with Lombard North Central plc gaining commercial experience and an understanding of how in-house legal teams operate
He was articled with Travers Smith Braithwaite in London where he qualified and gained experience in commercial litigation and intellectual property for 9 years
He joined Shoosmiths in 1997 becoming a partner the following year specializing solely in intellectual property. He then led the team that opened the Milton Keynes office in August 2000

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