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Keystone Law

48 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1JF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Fax:
Fax 0845 458 9398
DX:
2307 VICTORIA
Email:
Web:
www.keystonelaw.co.uk

Jeremy Schrire

Tel:
Work 0203 319 3700
Email:
Keystone Law

Work Department

Corporate and Commercial

Position

Jeremy is a highly experienced commercial lawyer recognised by the legal directories as a leading individual specialising in commercial agreements and related competition and regulatory matters. He advises on a range of commercial and trading issues, including agency, distribution, supply, sale purchase, joint venture and franchise agreements as well as all aspects of the commercial exploitation of intellectual property rights, such as licensing and R&D agreements.
With a focus on both national and international work, Jeremy is involved in a range of industries including consumer goods, food and beverages, manufacturing, technology, e-commerce, healthcare, retail, and hotels and leisure.
Jeremy is a regular speaker at international conferences on commercial and intellectual property law. He is a member of the editorial board of LexisNexis (Reed Elsevier) and is their general editor on agency. He also sits on the faculty of the Practising Law Institute in New York.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Commercial law
  • Agency
  • Distribution
  • Supply
  • Sale and purchase agreements
  • Joint ventures
  • Franchise agreements
  • Advertising, marketing and sponsorship
  • Legal audits and due diligence
  • Consumer and regulatory complaints
  • Intellectual property transactions (including content acquisition and technology agreements)
  • Dispute resolution
  • Strategic analysis

Career

1984-1988 trainee solicitor at Simmons & Simmons, Partner at KWN and joined Keystone in 2017


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

Within: Leading individuals

Jeremy Schrire - Keystone Law

Within: Commercial contracts

The unique structure of Keystone Law¬†focuses on the individual specialities of the practitioners that make up the firm. In the area of commercial contracts, some key names in the team are the ‚Äėimmensely talented, intelligent and technically brilliant‚Äô Jeremy Schrire, who specialises in commercial agreements and related competition and regulatory matters; Jimmy Desai, who has expertise in commercial contracts as well as internet and technology law, data protection and IP/IT in M&A transactions; commercial and corporate lawyer Jaan Larner, who particularly focuses on entrepreneurial activity; and the 'extremely knowledgeable' Rebecca Halford-Harrison, who is a well regarded IP,¬†technology¬†and¬†disputes lawyer, notably in relation to IP law in the chemistry-based industries. Timothy Deacon¬†joined from Burges Salmon LLP¬†in 2019.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Keystone Law‚Äės team benefits from ‚Äėa great roster of talent‚Äô and provides ‚Äėresponsive, cost-effective advice and robust litigation support and execution‚Äė; the group's expertise spans a range of disputes, non-contentious matters and transactions. Anthony Misquitta¬†is a name to note for SME companies and software, technology, fashion, media and entertainment sector clients, while Jeremy Schrire¬†is highlighted for his commercial IP expertise. The team has been bolstered by the arrival of the ‚Äėoutstanding‚Äô Rebecca Halford-Harrison, who focuses on patent litigation for chemical industry clients, and ‚Äėabsolutely excellent‚Äė trade mark specialist Karen Fong; they joined from¬†Kemp Little LLP¬†and Collyer Bristow LLP¬†respectively.

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