(UK, April 2024) Appleyard Lees is delighted to announce that patent attorney, Paul Beynon (MEng, CPA, EPA), joined the partnership on 1 April 2024.

Paul acts for many of Appleyard Lees’s biggest clients in the engineering and electronics sector.

On his promotion to partner, Paul said, “I’m delighted to have this opportunity to join the partnership at Appleyard Lees. From the moment I started at Appleyard Lees back in 2018, I knew it was the place for me. Working with and achieving success with some fantastic clients has been a privilege. In addition, supporting our next generation of attorneys through our trainee programme, has been a real pleasure.

“I’m very grateful for all of the support I have received over my career. I am excited to continue working with innovative clients, both new and existing, as partner alongside such dedicated and experienced attorneys and solicitors.”

Speaking on Paul’s promotion, Bobby Smithson, Managing Partner, commented, “Paul’s outstanding attitude and level of commitment along with his natural “client first” approach makes him a perfect fit at Appleyard Lees.  On top of his excellent work with clients, Paul’s effort and energy in supporting the professional development of junior colleagues speaks volumes about him as a professional and a leader. I am thrilled that Paul is joining the partnership.”  


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