hlw Keeble Hawson recruits intellectual property and IT specialist

hlw Keeble Hawson, one of Yorkshire’s largest law firms, has further boosted its corporate team with the appointment of a specialist intellectual property (IP) and IT solicitor.

Chloe Horrocks has amassed a wealth of commercial experience working for FTSE 100 companies on wide-ranging agreements as an outsourced extension of their in-house legal teams.

Her remit at hlw Keeble Hawson, which has offices in Sheffield, Leeds and Doncaster, entails advising mainly private companies on a variety of IT, commercial and intellectual property issues, including copyright, trade mark registrations and oppositions and design rights.

A special interest is the complex, fast-changing world of IT law, where she guides clients on, and assists with, the drafting and negotiation of software and maintenance agreements, website terms of use and cloud services contracts.

Partner and head of the corporate and business team, Roger Dyson, said: “We have always acknowledged the importance of having a strong IP/IT department and Chloe’s appointment and expertise is further enhancing our services to clients.”

Acknowledged in the latest Legal 500 for its success across 17 practice areas – with 19 lawyers personally recommended across both commercial and private client practice areas – hlw Keeble Hawson has an ongoing commitment to developing talent at both junior and senior levels.

hlw Keeble Hawson recruits intellectual property and IT specialist
Chloe Horrocks, with Roger Dyson, head of hlw Keeble Hawson’s corporate and business team

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