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Tim Astley

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Moorcrofts LLP

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Tech & IP Senior Associate

Position

Tim has a Masters (LLM) in Computer and Telecommunications Law, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Information Technology and Telecoms Law. As such, he specialises in commercial and technology law. Other specialisms include regulatory and local authority law.

He has worked as a solicitor, focusing on public law litigation, in and around London. In addition to his private practice, Tim has worked in the charitable, regulatory and public sectors. Tim has now added the technology law specialism to his portfolio and acts for a wide range of clients in intellectual property, commercial, technology and data protection matters.

Education

LLB Law Degree
University College London (1999)
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
College of Law (Guildford) (2001)
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology and Telecoms Law
University of Strathclyde (2010)
LLM in Computer and Telecommunications Law
Queen Mary University London (2015)


South East: TMT

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

The 'excellentMoorcrofts LLP ‘has provided consistently good service over many years’, with ‘a high level of service in an area which calls for a specialised skillset’. Managing partner and ‘very fine IT/IP lawyer’ Andrew Katz ‘is a genuine expert in open source legal matters, and also extremely capable on IT law and data protection’, with other areas of expertise including open hardware, cloud computing and compliance in data protection and software supply chains. Katz has been working closely with CERN on the latest release of its open hardware licence and has been advising Questionmark Computing on its cross-border data flows ahead of GDPR implementation. Technology and IP solicitor Tim Astley and associate solicitor Katie Osborne are noted as important team members.

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