City trained, Meriel is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising clients from the retail, media, fashion and sport sectors, representing both high-profile designer and household brand names.

Meriel brings strategic and commercial IP and IT advice to corporate transactions and to joint ventures, long-term collaboration agreements and licensing agreements. She has particular expertise in negotiating commercial contracts to ensure that IP rights are fully protected and exploited.

Meriel also has worked in-house at Disney, where she headed up Business and Legal Affairs for TV distribution worldwide.