The Shard, 32 London Bridge Street


+44 (0)2078 300 000

Trade mark star 2020


United Kingdom (England)

Practice areas:

Trade mark litigation
Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage
Life sciences
Oil & gas
Renewable energy

A trade mark specialist in private practice since 1992, Margaret has over 25 years of experience.   

Margaret is ranked in World Trademark Review 1000 2018 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals - who note that Margaret 'handles meaty trademark litigations very effectively – she remains strong for her clients, but is a respectful opponent who you can have a punchy conversation with”. She also displays “a keen eye for commercial resolutions”.'

A member of the team that secured one of the first pan-European trade mark injunctions for infringement of a Community (now EU) Trade Mark, Margaret has successfully protected the interests of her clients in proceedings in the IPEC and the High Court. 

Margaret’s background as a solicitor, as well as her Higher Courts Litigation Certificate in Intellectual Property, is invaluable in her conduct of contentious intellectual property proceedings and in negotiating the settlement of such proceedings.

Year Joined Firm: 1998


  • Honours degree, Law - Nottingham Trent University
  • Qualified Solicitor
  • UK and European trade mark and design attorney
  • Higher Courts Litigation Certificate in Intellectual Property

Network Memberships: INTA, CITMA, Law Society




Last updated: 23 May 2018