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Tel:
Work 0161 941 4000
DX:
19865 ALTRINCHAM
Email:
Web:
www.myerson.co.uk

Vicky Biggs

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

Work Department

Commercial Litigation

Position

Senior Solicitor in the Commercial Litigation Department specialising in complex commercial litigation disputes with a particular emphasis on intellectual property disputes relating to trademarks, copyright, patents and design rights and banking litigation arising out of derivative products. 

Career

Trainee Solicitor at Turner Parkinson LLP in Manchester and dispute resolution solicitor at Chadwick Lawrence in Yorkshire before joining Myerson in 2012.  Promoted to position of Senior Solicitor in 2017. 

Languages

English

Education

Royal Holloway, University of London – BA (Hons) in History and Politics.

College of Law, Guildford – GDL and LPC. 


North West: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation

Within: Banking litigation

Myerson Solicitors LLP acts for individuals, owner-managed businesses and SMEs on a variety of banking litigation matters. The team advised for CGL Group in a £6m Court of Appeal and Supreme Court care regarding the mis-selling of two interest rate hedging products (against the RBS and NatWest. Department head Jonathan Hassall ‘understands clients’ needs very well’ and is an ‘experienced and determined litigator’. Senior solicitor Vicky Biggs is ‘diligent, reliable and committed to an impressive degree’.

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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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