Ed Wright > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Nottingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
35 Station Street

Work Department

Commercial & IP


Partner & Head of Sport


Ed works with clients from all sectors (particularly healthcare/life sciences, sport, technology, media and communications) on wide-ranging non-contentious contractual, IP, data protection and competition law issues.

He primarily advises on the creation, ownership and exploitation of IP. This includes licensing, R&D/technology transfer and agency, distribution, reselling and franchising arrangements. Ed also specialises in drafting and negotiating agreements governing IP licensing and the supply of goods and/or services.

Ed regularly presents and writes on topical contractual, commercial, data protection, IP and IT/software matters.



Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Sport

(Leading individuals)

Ed WrightShakespeare Martineau LLP

The Nottingham team at Shakespeare Martineau LLP is led by head of sport Ed Wright , working in tandem with employment disputes specialist Rhys Wyborn . The firm works with professional sports clubs, governing bodies and commercial clients on a range of issues; Wright’s focus is on commercial matters, both contentious and non-contentious, including issues relating to contracts, intellectual property, corporate governance and data protection.

East Midlands > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Shakespeare Martineau LLP‘s Ed Wright has over 20 years’ experience advising on the full gamut of IT projects for various suppliers and purchasers of IT services. He also works alongside the commercial team on acquisitions of telecoms businesses. E-commerce, licensing and outsourcing agreements and data protection are other key areas for the team.

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

Litigation powerhouse Shakespeare Martineau LLP is well-regarded for its representation of SMEs and start-ups in the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, its stellar Midlands reputation and specialism in telecoms, retail, life sciences and education. Ed Wright is the lead on non-contentious healthcare and life science mandates.