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IP & IT Legal Advice

Intelligent Legal Advice

We put you at the heart of what we do Whatever your legal requirements, our friendly, approachable solicitors will give you dedicated, cost-effective advice in plain English. We’ll work closely with you to understand your organisation and take a hands-on approach to help you achieve your aims. Our focus on delivering excellence in charity, education and corporate law, recognised independently by Chambers, Legal 500 and the Law Society, means you can be confident in the quality of our advice and service. Protecting your business With our extensive knowledge and expertise in IT and intellectual property (IP), we provide a dedicated legal service that will help protect your business. We will discuss your needs with you and deliver a tailored service at a fixed cost. It means you can be confident that your IT is backed by expert legal advice and that your IP is registered and protected.

Our Legal Services We offer a complete range of services to back your IT needs and the IP you own, from website terms and conditions to publishing, licensing and distribution agreements. These include: ◆ IT and e-commerce law issues ◆ managed IT service agreements ◆ licences to use trademarks, copyright, software

and other IP agreements ◆ website legal compliance, including terms and

conditions of use and membership policies ◆ web design and publishing agreements ◆ data protection and privacy issues ◆ technology transfer and transmission of digital media ◆ protection, ownership and exploitation of software ◆ confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements.

“An essential service that I would never wish to be without� Client feedback in Chambers Costs We will agree the price of our work with you in advance, so that you know exactly how much it will cost. This can be by way of fixed price or on a retainer basis if you prefer.

Get in touch If you would like to speak to us about how we can help your business with IT and IP law, please contact Brian Miller:

Tel: 020 7796 1007 Direct: 020 7324 1523 Email:

See for more information about our legal services for businesses and charities.

Your Contacts Roy Butler Partner, Corporate & Commercial 01225 326769 Roy graduated from Oxford University and after qualifying as a solicitor worked for leading law firms in London, Hong Kong and Paris. After an MBA at INSEAD, he joined Hewlett-Packard at its European head office in Geneva. On return to the UK he was a partner in a Thames Valley firm before joining Stone King. Roy has advised large organisations such as Manpower, SAP and Veolia and many owner-managed businesses of various kinds. He has also acted for well-known organisations in the charity and education sectors such as The National Trust, The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Sherborne School.

Brian Miller Senior Associate, IP, IT & Commercial 020 7324 1523 Brian qualified as a solicitor after graduating from Cambridge University and was a partner in a specialist London media law firm and Head of Legal & HR at Virgin Interactive before joining Stone King. He has also worked in-house at Phonographic Performance Limited, Portsmouth City Council and a national children’s charity. Brian provides specialist legal advice to organisations and individuals in the fields of IT, commerce and e-commerce, procurement, data protection, information management, intellectual property and computer games. Brian is the author of numerous articles in the fields of IT, e-commerce and computer games and regularly contributes to his four blogs.

Caroline Leviss Associate, Corporate & Commercial 01225 326796 Caroline started her career in London, qualifying in 2001, before joining us in 2007. She has extensive corporate and commercial law experience, including transactional work (ie acquisitions and mergers), company reorganisations, banking, venture capital and joint ventures. Caroline also advises on commercial, IT and IP matters, including articles of association and shareholder's agreements, software contracts, website terms and conditions, general terms and conditions of trade and trade mark law. Caroline works with directors, shareholders, companies, partnerships, sole traders, charities and schools on a wide range of legal matters.

Vicki Bowles Barrister At Law, Charity 01225 326789 Vicki is a barrister/professional support lawyer within the charities and education team, with a Masters in Information Law. Vicki advises a wide range of clients on both Data Protection and Freedom of Information, including responding to subject access requests, assessing general compliance with legal obligations, and dealing with Freedom of Information. Before working at Stone King, Vicki worked in the Government Legal Service in VAT litigation, and as a lawyer for the Charity Commission.

Geoffrey Davies Consultant, Education 020 7324 1542 Geoffrey was a partner in Titmuss Sainer & Webb for some 14 years, heading up one of the firm’s corporate finance teams specialising in mergers and acquisitions, acting for a number of substantial public and private companies. In 1990 he set up his own corporate practice concentrating on a small number of high quality clients, such as the Haymarket Media Group, Conran Holdings and Bonhams. In 2000 he joined Lewis Silkin LLP as a consultant and continued to care for his key clients within a larger practice, whilst at the same time developing the firm’s education practice from scratch. Geoffrey joined Stone King in September 2012.

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