Jimmy is a commercial lawyer specialising in Internet and technology law, data protection, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and IP/IT in M&A transactions. Jimmy has worked for a range of high-profile clients including BT, Royal Mail, AIG, lastminute.com, Google companies, Shazam, and Surrey Satellite Technology. In addition, Jimmy acts for funded and fast-growing Internet start-up companies in relation to their fast growth and then sale or IPO. Jimmy has negotiated in person with Elon Musk for a major investment in a fast growing UK company.

Jimmy is a published author of legal textbooks and writes as a subject-matter expert for LexisNexis on Technology law. He has also written for numerous organisations and publications including the Society for Computers and Law, CIPS, Computer Weekly, Electronic Business Law, The Lawyer, Solicitors Journal, and Freedom of Information Journal.

Jimmy lectures on IP and media law at the University of London and has presented IP and IT talks at numerous conferences. He has also presented technology and IP law programmes on Law Channel TV.

Jimmy is passionate about technology and IP law and has a first-class Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering which helps him understand technical issues regarding technology goods and services. He is also able to provide valuable legal and strategic input into start-ups and fast-growing businesses, having undertaken an MBA at London Business School. Jimmy is also a coach and mentor for start-ups on entrepreneurial courses at London Business School, UCL and the University of Westminster and is a member of the qLegal Advisory Board at Queen Mary University of London.

  • Jimmy is an outstanding lawyer who has helped me on numerous occasions. Great attention to detail and good implementation in real deals. An excellent member of any team.

    Senior VP, Hewlett Packard