Legal 500 2016 Top Tier Firm


Mewburn Ellis once again been ranked as a top tier firm in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500.

Legal 500 2016 Top Tier Firm

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Mewburn Ellis is delighted to have once again been ranked as a top tier firm in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500.


“Mewburn Ellis LLP excels in EPO opposition and appeal proceedings, and has particular expertise in the pharmaceutical sector. The group provides ‘prompt responses, has very good technical knowledge in complex technology areas, and is very cost competitive’. Mechanical engineering expert Stephen Gill has ‘excellent technical knowledge and understands clients’ business needs’.”  Says the Legal 500.

Partners Simon Kiddle, Christopher Casley, Graham Forrest and Rebecca Tollervey are considered ‘highly active on the life sciences side‘, while Robert Watson impresses clients with his ‘overall quality of client service and in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical domain’.

Trade Marks

Our Trade Mark team receive equal praise.  Researchers remark “Sofia Arenal heads the practice at Mewburn Ellis LLP, which does a ‘terrific job in coordinating services between offices and bringing young associates up to speed in understanding domestic and international trademark issues’. Arenal is ‘excellent, smart, creative and hardworking’ and can handle all aspects of trade mark law. Andy King, who was promoted to partner in April 2016, is ‘incredibly reliable’ and has particular interest in wearable technology products.”

Intellectual Property/Legal Services

Our head of Legal Services, Sean Jauss also receives recognition with comments: “Boutique firm Mewburn Ellis LLP excels in the life sciences, nano-material, chemical engineering and university technology transfer arenas. Sean Jauss heads the practice”.