David Kirton


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David is a Partner in our Technology Group, specialising in technology, intellectual property and commercial law, with a particular focus on the life sciences and technology sectors.

David's practice includes all aspects of the development, protection and exploitation of IP rights, including as part of complex IP-driven transactions.  As an experienced commercial lawyer, David also provides strategic advice on the structuring and negotiation of contracts for a wide range of commercial arrangements and transformative technology and outsourcing projects.

Representative work includes advising:

  • A global leader in the micro-technology space on the IP and contractual aspects of a technology and corporate restructuring.
  • Various life sciences and technology organisations on strategic collaborations and supply chain agreements.
  • A next-generation big data company on licensing, consultancy and reseller agreements.
  • Some of the world's leading social media and content-sharing platforms on copyright strategy.

David is dual-qualified in England and joined William Fry from a Magic Circle global law firm, where he practised in London and Brussels.