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Chambers of Andrew Waugh QC

3 NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN, LONDON, WC2A 3RS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7405 7800
DX:
454 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3newsquare.co.uk

London Bar

Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜An impressive stable of QCs and senior juniors’, Three New Square is β€˜one of the top three sets for patent litigation’, particularly in the life sciences space. Chambers is seen by clients as β€˜the pre-eminent set for intellectual property work and has a broad range of extremely capable counsel’; β€˜there is always someone to offer of varied call in what is a very competitive space’. Solicitors β€˜keep coming back’ due to members being β€˜very user friendly, responsive and get stuck in as part of a team’. The β€˜trustworthy’ clerks are β€˜a pleasure to work with and communicate well, quickly and candidly’, offer β€˜excellent service both to solicitors and clients’ and β€˜appreciate the importance of building relationships’. Running β€˜a very good ship’ that has β€˜a strong focus on good client care’, senior clerk Nicholas Hill is β€˜one of the strongest clerks at the patent Bar’, is β€˜well tapped into the pulse around court’ and β€˜has a positive can-do attitude that is easy to work with’. Tim Fairburn is β€˜easy to deal with, efficient and well informed; providing practical advice and suggestions’. David Court β€˜in particular is very approachable and keen to assist’. Lee Reynolds is β€˜an impressive junior clerk. One for the future’. Offices in: London

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London Bar

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory)
IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading sets - ranked: tier 3

Three New Square

The β€˜excellent’ Three New Square is β€˜very strong’ in IP matters, and boasts particular expertise in the IT sector. Members attract praise for being β€˜very responsive and willing to find solutions’, with work highlights including several patent disputes relating to mobile telephony technology. This has included Guy Burkill QC acting for Apple in litigation relating to patent and competition law claims against Nokia.

IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading silks

Guy Burkill QC - Three New Square β€˜He really understands and enjoys the technology in mobile phone and electronics cases and gives clients great confidence on those issues.’

Ranked: tier 1

Douglas Campbell QC - Three New Square β€˜An excellent orator who thinks on his feet and is able to skilfully deal with his adversaries.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tom Hinchliffe QC - Three New Square β€˜Becoming one of the go-to silks for telecoms work.’

Ranked: tier 4
IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) – Leading juniors

Joe Delaney - Three New Square β€˜He has great ideas and his written work is excellent.’

Ranked: tier 2

Miles Copeland - Three New Square β€˜He is bright and enthusiastic, has a great work ethic, and approaches discussions on tricky points with an open mind.’

Ranked: tier 3

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property – Leading sets - ranked: tier 1

Three New Square

Three New Square has been described as being β€˜pre-eminent for IP’. The set is praised for being β€˜user friendly, extremely responsive’ and β€˜very reasonable on pricing’. It has β€˜great strength across the ranks’, and benefits particularly from β€˜an impressive stable of QCs and senior juniors for patent litigation’, particularly in the life sciences sector. Beyond patents, it also has β€˜premier, modern trade mark silks’, with work highlights including Douglas Campbell’s representation of London Taxi Corp before the Court of Appeal, in a dispute concerning the validity and infringement of 3D trade marks.

Intellectual property – Leading silks

Tom Mitcheson QC - Three New Square β€˜One of the smartest and user friendly QCs, with a fantastic soothing style of advocacy.’

Ranked: tier 1

Andrew Waugh QC - Three New Square β€˜An excellent advocate, with a sharp legal mind, particularly on pharmaceutical cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

Justin Turner QC - Three New Square β€˜He is a charming, focused and highly articulate advocate who plays to his strengths in life science patents cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

Guy Burkill QC - Three New Square β€˜He is incredibly intelligent and understands the technology in mobile phone and electronics cases.’

Ranked: tier 3

Simon Malynicz QC - Three New Square β€˜A strategic thinker and incredibly creative advocate with an encyclopaedic knowledge of trade mark law.’

Ranked: tier 3

Douglas Campbell QC - Three New Square β€˜A born litigator. He is passionate and fantastically driven – and he does not take prisoners.’

Ranked: tier 4

Richard Miller QC - Three New Square β€˜He is technically brilliant, very enjoyable to work with and a really creative thinker.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tom Hinchliffe QC - Three New Square β€˜Understands very well that clients judge their lawyers not only on how they do in court but also on the service they give.’

Ranked: tier 4
Intellectual property – Leading juniors

Denise McFarland - Three New Square β€˜A strong and persuasive advocate able to digest complex subject matter and formulate comprehensive, pragmatic advice with impressive efficiency.’

Ranked: tier 2

Geoffrey Pritchard - Three New Square β€˜He is very client friendly.’

Ranked: tier 2

Miles Copeland - Three New Square β€˜He is thoughtful, thorough and strategically pragmatic; he combines a depth of knowledge of patent law with excellent experience on pharma patent cases.’

Ranked: tier 2

Stuart Baran - Three New Square β€˜With an already formidable presence on his feet, backed with a first-class brain and friendly and open client skills, he is one of the rising stars of the IP Bar.’

Ranked: tier 3

Dominic Hughes - Three New Square β€˜He is knowledgeable, provides thorough advice and is always prepared to go the extra mile.’

Ranked: tier 4

Jeremy Heald - Three New Square β€˜An incredibly bright junior who always adds strategic insight.’

Ranked: tier 4

Joe Delaney - Three New Square β€˜An up and coming junior for patent litigation with great ideas and excellent written work.’

Ranked: tier 4

Katherine Moggridge - Three New Square β€˜Alongside technical excellence, she is a people person and good fun to work with. Undoubtedly a star for the future.’

Ranked: tier 4

Tim Austen - Three New Square β€˜He is helpful, imaginative and has a great eye for detail.’

Ranked: tier 4

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Set overviews: England and Wales

β€˜An impressive stable of QCs and senior juniors’, Three New Square is β€˜one of the top three sets for patent litigation’, particularly in the life sciences space. Chambers is seen by clients as β€˜the pre-eminent set for intellectual property work and has a broad range of extremely capable counsel’; β€˜there is always someone to offer of varied call in what is a very competitive space’. Solicitors β€˜keep coming back’ due to members being β€˜very user friendly, responsive and get stuck in as part of a team’. The β€˜trustworthy’ clerks are β€˜a pleasure to work with and communicate well, quickly and candidly’, offer β€˜excellent service both to solicitors and clients’ and β€˜appreciate the importance of building relationships’. Running β€˜a very good ship’ that has β€˜a strong focus on good client care’, senior clerk Nicholas Hill is β€˜one of the strongest clerks at the patent Bar’, is β€˜well tapped into the pulse around court’ and β€˜has a positive can-do attitude that is easy to work with’. Tim Fairburn is β€˜easy to deal with, efficient and well informed; providing practical advice and suggestions’. David Court β€˜in particular is very approachable and keen to assist’. Lee Reynolds is β€˜an impressive junior clerk. One for the future’. Offices in: London

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