Megan Jefferies > Thrings LLP > Bristol, England > Lawyer Profile

Thrings LLP
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Work Department

Commercial Dispute Resolution and Litigation.


Partner within the Commercial Dispute Resolution and Litigation team focusing on intellectual property disputes, including cases involving copyright infringement, trademark infringement, passing off, design right infringement and Company Names Tribunal disputes. Also has extensive experience handling commercial contract disputes, professional negligence disputes and disputes involving allegations of fraud against company directors.


Trained Laytons (2001-2003), Qualified 2003, Laytons’ Bristol office merged with Thrings 2005, partner from 2016.


Basic French.


IP Inclusive.


Ponteland High School (Northumberland), University of Leicester – LLB, University of Northumbria – Legal Practice Course.

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Leading individuals)

Megan JefferiesThrings LLP

With a ‘very knowledgeable team’ and ‘sound advice’, Thrings LLP remains a go-to outfit for SMEs in the South West, though the firm also attracts a range of instructions from international clients, including those hailing from Canada and China. Megan Jefferies leads the practice and is particularly well versed in data protection and IP litigation, where she has appeared before UK and EU intellectual property authorities.

South West > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Bristol

Thrings LLP is commended for its ‘compendious knowledge of issues arising in the construction and real estate sectors’, with additional expertise in agriculture claims, financial services and pension litigation, intellectual property and data protection cases, and shareholder disputes. Alastair Govier, who handles financial services litigation and pension disputes, jointly leads the team alongside Mark Cullingford, who advises on insolvency mandates and financial distress issues. Russell Reeves has experience in agriculture litigation, while Megan Jefferies focuses on intellectual property and data protection cases. Praised as ‘the emperor of estoppel’, Robert James is another key contact in the group.