Ms Helen Brown > Paris Smith LLP > Southampton, England > Lawyer Profile

Paris Smith LLP
SO15 2AE

Work Department

Business and commercial disputes


LLP Partner


My strengths lie in my ability to rapidly assess a contentious situation and by building trusted relationships, to work closely with my clients, to reach a swift cost effective solution.

Clients come from all sectors of business from food manufacturing, motor industries and construction through to banking and recruitment.

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Lawyer Rankings

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

Paris Smith LLP covers design rights and copyright, but is particularly noteworthy for its expertise in trade mark portfolio management and related infringement work. Laura Trapnell heads the team and goes ‘beyond the call of duty‘ when advising clients from the tech industry or the food and drink sector. She works closely with Helen Brown, who counsels companies through litigation as well as on agreements pertaining to IP.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Hampshire

(Leading individuals)

Helen BrownParis Smith LLP

Paris Smith LLP‘s corporate and commercial disputes offering operates as part of the firm’s national dispute resolution team, which is led by David Eminton from the Southampton office, and acts for clients across the finance, recruitment, manufacturing, property and retail sectors. Helen Brown heads up the Southampton-based corporate disputes team, with experience in director and shareholder disputes, warranty claims, and earn-outs and deferred considerations. Chistopher Holliss, also in Southampton, leads the commercial disputes, asset and debt recovery team, where he complements his expertise in the banking sector with a developing focus on handling disputes in the pharmaceuticals sector, which sees him navigating complex and novel issues arising from the Covid-19 pandemic.