Irfan Baluch > Cripps > Tunbridge Wells, England > Lawyer Profile

Cripps
NUMBER 22
MOUNT EPHRAIM
TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Kent
TN4 8AS
England

Work Department

Corporate.

Position

Irfan acts for a range of clients including software developers, large corporates, government agencies, universities and SMEs. He advises on all matters relating to information technology, intellectual property, data protection, outsourcing, procurement, e-commerce law and exploitation/commercialisation of novel technologies. He engages in M&A transactions focused in the technology sector and advises on commercial issues for corporate clients. Irfan has a scientific background, having completed a BSc (Hons) in Engineering (comprising a broad mix of both mechanical and production engineering) and worked for a number of years as a software developer prior to qualifying as a lawyer.

Career

Trained Cutler Gaskell; qualified 1999; solicitor Stevens Drake 1999-2000; solicitor Brachers 2000-03; solicitor Davies Lavery 2003-04; partner Vertex Law 2004-13; partner Cripps LLP 2013 to present.

Memberships

Society for Computers and Law.

Education

Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School; Mid-Kent College of Higher and Further Education; Portsmouth Polytechnic (1990, BSc Hons, engineering with business studies); Lancashire Polytechnic (1992, Common Professional Exams); BPP Law School (1994, Law Society Finals).