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GROSVENOR HOUSE, 20 BARRINGTON ROAD, ALTRINCHAM, WA14 1HB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0161 941 4000
DX:
19865 ALTRINCHAM
Email:
Web:
www.myerson.co.uk

Scott Sands

Tel:
Work 0161-941-4000
Email:
Myerson Solicitors LLP

Work Department

Corporate Commercial

Position

Partner

Career

Myerson, Partner, Dec 2014 to Present

Mills & Reeve, Partner, June 2013 to November 2014

George Davies Solicitors, Partner, April 2011 to May 2013

JMW Solicitors, Partner, January 2005 to April 2011

Napthens, Associate, January 2003 to Decenber 2004

Kuit Steinart Levy, Trainee Solicitor, April 2001 to January 2003

Languages

English

Education

Manchester Metropolitan University, LLB (Hons) and Post Graduate Diploma in Law.


North West: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

Within: Corporate and commercial: elsewhere in the North West

The ‘top-quality’ department at Myerson Solicitors LLP is regularly instructed by owner-managed businesses across the technology, professional services, manufacturing, media, franchising and charity sectors on transactions, and often advises banks, venture capital institutions, and plcs. Recent work includes advising Evans Textiles on its acquisition of Bedmaker Textiles, and acting for CCP Building Products on the acquisition of a quarry in Flintshire. Corporate finance specialist M Akeel Latif heads the practice, which includes Andrew Brown, who routinely handles M&A, equity investments and restructuring matters; Scott Sands, who handles transactions across the technology, charity and professional services sectors; and Carla Murray, who is experienced across IT, IP and commercial matters. Recently promoted senior solicitor Philip Ball is also noted, as is managing partner Carl Newton.

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North West: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Myerson Solicitors LLP ‘has a really strong IP team, which is growing’. Jonathan Hassall leads on contentious matters with ‘a lot of experience of litigating unregistered IP rights; he has a very strategic mind and is extremely thorough’. Hassall routinely advises on a broad range of disputes relating to trade marks, copyright, patents, confidential information and data protection. He is also skilled at advising on design rights and reputation management issues and is regularly instructed by clients from the arts, media, textile and clothing sectors in the UK and internationally. He is ‘attracting work from a broad range of clients’. Carla Murray  leads on non-contentious IP matters. Scott Sands  has a ‘good tactical awareness which is invaluable when considering commercial strategy’. The team is representing International Pastry Concepts LLC (a New York based pastry house which invented the CRONUTS products that are sold worldwide) on various matters such as enforcing the client’s international trade mark. The ‘excellentVicky Biggs  is now a senior solicitor in the team.

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