Guy has 18 years’ experience in practice as a barrister at One Essex Court, one of the UK’s leading sets of commercial Chambers. He is CEDR accredited, a CMC Registered Mediator, has taught mediation at Cologne University and is a regular speaker about mediation.
As a specialist in Intellectual Property, Guy is recognised by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leader in his field, with particular expertise in trade marks, copyright, designs, database rights, confidential information and passing off, as well as licensing and IT disputes.
Having acted for and advised clients from software designers, car manufacturers and film producers, to entrepreneurs, entertainers and celebrities, Guy has real insight into disputes from the perspective of clients. His First Class Honours degree in Industrial Design provides a good working knowledge of varied areas of technology which often arise in IP and IT disputes.
Guy may not be able to make a dispute disappear with the wave of a wand; but, as an award-winning international magician and Member of the Inner Magic Circle, he will always have something up his sleeve if an impasse is reached - and will ensure that no one is dealing off the bottom of the pack.
"He is very pragmatic and has a great eye for detail. His technical ability is brilliant and he thinks commercially, too."
"He is very good with clients, extremely bright and highly capable."
"Strategically astute, easy to work with, has in-depth knowledge of the case and fully understands the client's aspirations."
“He combines a clear, focused and practical approach with a friendly and approachable attitude.”
(all from Chambers & Partners and Legal 500)