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Adam Edwards

Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
Email:
Web:
wedlakebell.com/adam-edwards.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Commercial, IP and IT.

Position

Partner advising on a wide range of general company and commercial matters, with particular specialism in mergers and acquisitions, computer and e-commerce law; frequently lectures and runs workshops on topics such as data protection.

Career

Worked for a number of years in the IT industry before training as a solicitor; trained Cumberland Ellis; qualified 1998; partner 2000-12; head of company commercial department from 2002; appointed head of the commercial group in 2004 and managing partner in 2011; partner Wedlake Bell April 2012 to date.

Member

Society for Computers and Law; Law Society.

Education

Edinburgh Academy; Southampton University (1991 Philosophy).


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Brand management

Within: Brand management

Wedlake Bell LLP's brand management practice is able to leverage the firm's expertise in contentious IP and commercial transactions, and is particularly sought after by brand owners in the retail, sport and charity sectors, where the the team counts Gant, Surrey County Cricket Club and the British Heart Foundation among its clients. Key figures include Adrian Heath-Saunders, who specialises in trade marks, sport sector issues, advertising and sponsorship; Michael Gardner, who focuses on contentious IP; Adam Edwards, who is noted for brand protection, broadcasting agreements and digital media contracts; and IP and IT specialist Jonathan Paul Cornthwaite.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

The 'committed and reliable' team at Wedlake Bell LLP assists clients with the development and marketing of cutting-edge technologies and products, with particular experience in blockchain issues. Adam Edwards combines corporate and commercial expertise, and counts a range of start-ups and multinationals as clients; he heads up the team with Jonathan Paul Cornthwaite, who handles large-scale projects and service agreements.

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