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8 New Square Intellectual Property
8 New Square
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Barrister specialising in all areas of intellectual property law including patents; registered designs; copyright; design rights; trade marks and passing off; confidential information; data protection. Please see website entry at for recent cases.


Called 2000, Lincoln’s Inn.


Chancery Bar Association.


Winchester College; Oriel College, Oxford; City University, London.


Travel, sports, music, playing the clarinet.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > IT and telecoms

(IT and telecoms (excluding regulatory) - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Jonathan Hill8 New SquareHe is great for both intellectual property and IT licensing disputes.

At 8 New Square, barristers balance IP and IT expertise to handle a wide range of technology and telecoms disputes. In a notable highlight, Daniel Alexander QC is representing the defendants and Adrian Speck QC is acting for the claimants in Unwired Planet/Conversant v Huawei/ZTE in the Supreme Court relating to FRAND determinations in the telecoms sector. Other key instructions include Martin Howe QC and Jaani Riordan acting for Argos Systems in the Court of Appeal in Argos Ltd v Argos Systems Inc relating to the targeting of website advertisements operated by a company outside the UK and related trade mark issues; Jonathan Hill is acting for the claimant.

London Bar > Media and entertainment (including art and cultural property)

(Media and entertainment - Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 4

Jonathan Hill8 New SquareFine intellect, thorough and very good to work with.

London Bar > Intellectual property

(Leading Juniors) Ranked: Tier 3

Jonathan Hill8 New SquareVery confident, good with clients, effective at cross-examination, and good on his feet in court.