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TWM strengthens Commercial Law practice with Guildford Partner hire

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As part of our long term strategy to enhance and broaden the expertise that we can offer our clients, Laurie Heizler joins us as a Partner in the Business Law team based in the firm’s Guildford office.

Laurie specialises in commercial law and intellectual property (IP) matters, including drafting and advice on IP licences, sponsorship, joint ventures, research & development, non-disclosure agreements, IT contracts, agency, distribution and manufacturing agreements, internet sales terms and policies and standard terms and conditions. 

Laurie’s IP work includes both contentious and non-contentious matters and it is anticipated he will support our colleagues in Dispute Resolution, advising on disputes relating to patents, trade marks, designs, copyright and confidential information.

Laurie has expertise across a range of sectors, including technology businesses, media entities, brand owners and manufacturers and distributors in all sectors, ranging from brand-leading international businesses to SMEs, start-up enterprises and creative individuals. He has also acted for several household names in the world of consumer goods.

David Powell, Head of the Business Law team, comments:

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome Laurie to TWM and to the Business Law team. He is a highly rated practitioner with considerable commercial law experience and extensive expertise in IP matters. Importantly for us, Laurie’s appointment further enhances the range of capabilities we offer, and underlines our commitment to continuing to deliver our first class quality full service offering to clients, in a cost-effective manner.”

Laurie Heizler comments:

“TWM is a great platform for my commercial law and IP expertise which is ideal for my numerous contacts in London and Surrey. I am pleased to be joining TWM’s highly regarded Business Law team at a very exciting time in the firm’s long history.”

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