Jennifer Murphy > Brodies LLP > Edinburgh, United Kingdom > Lawyer Profile

Brodies LLP
Capital Square
58 Morrison Street
United Kingdom


Jennifer is an Associate based in the Commercial Services Division. She has a wealth of experience acting for a range of clients in the private, public and third sectors, in relation to technology, media, sports, food and drink, facilities management, retail, renewable energy, projects and life sciences.

Jennifer specialises in intellectual property, technology and data protection related matters, ranging from providing compliance and regulatory advice, conducting audits, due diligence and tailored IP strategy, to drafting and negotiation of a wide variety of commercial and consumer contracts, including: large scale IT outsourcing and ICT systems, complex service agreements, R&D collaboration projects, joint ventures, sponsorship arrangements, event agreements, and licencing. She also has extensive experience advising clients in contentious matters concerning trademarks, software, copyright, design rights and confidential information.

Lawyer Rankings

Scotland > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property

Having established an ‘enviable reputation in Scotland’ for its intellectual property expertise, Brodies LLP continues to handle a broad range of transactional and dispute resolution work, covering all aspects of IP protection, commercialisation and enforcement. The team is also noted for its regulatory capabilities, advising major clients in heavily regulated industries including pharmaceuticals, biotech, food and consumer products. Leading on the non-contentious side is Grant Campbell, who regularly handles transactions for major clients in the finance, technology, aviation and utilities sectors. Iain Rutherford heads the contentious offering and is highly adept when advising on IP-related disputes including outsourcing, domain name matters, online defamation and IT supplier issues. David Gallagher brings extensive knowledge of the life sciences and biotechnology sectors, while transactional specialist Martin Sloan is particularly strong in the PE, media and food and drink sectors. Senior associate Monica Connolly is well versed in representing global IT companies in IP disputes, while associate Jennifer Murphy is highly regarded for her trade mark expertise. Alison Bryce joined from Dentons in August 2023,