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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

Jimmy Desai

Tel:
Work 020 3319 3700
Email:
Web:
keystonelaw.co.uk/
Keystone Law

Work Department

Tecnology and Internet Law

Position

Jimmy is a commercial lawyer specialising in Internet and technology law, data protection, intellectual propertycommercial contracts, and IP/IT in M&A transactions. Jimmy has worked for a range of high-profile clients including BT, Royal Mail, AIG, lastminute.com, Shazam, and Surrey Satellite Technology. In addition, Jimmy acts for funded and fast-growing Internet start-up companies in relation to their fast growth and then sale or IPO.

Jimmy is a published author of legal textbooks and writes as a subject-matter expert for LexisNexis on Technology law. He has also written for numerous organisations and publications including the Society for Computers and Law, CIPS, Computer Weekly, Electronic Business Law, The Lawyer, Solicitors Journal, and Freedom of Information Journal.

Career

2016 Keystone Law Consultant Solicitor
2010-2016 Beachcroft LLP (now DAC Beachcroft LLP) Partner
2004-2010 Tarlo Lyons (now Blake Morgan) | Partner
1999-2004 Lawrence Graham (now WLG Gowling LLP) |Associate Solicitor
1997-1999 Paisner & Co (now BLP) | Solicitor
1996-1997 Watson Farley & William | Solicitor
1996 Qualified as a Solicitor
1994-1996
Taylor Joynson Garret (now Taylor Wessing) |Trainee Solicitor 


London: Corporate and commercial

Commercial contracts

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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