Newcastle Law Firm announce new Partner17/03/2014
Newcastle born Antony, a graduate of Durham University, trained with Mincoffs and qualified as a solicitor in 2007. He was promoted to the role of Head of Commercial last year.
The move follows a period of sustained growth for Mincoffs, a leading commercial law firm based in Jesmond, Newcastle. The promotion of IT and IP specialist Antony takes the number of partners at the firm to 8 and he is the third partner to be appointed in the last year.
Antony, 32, has particular expertise in advising on high value commercial contracts, software contracts, advising on intellectual property matters, trade-marks, data protection ad general commercial law. He has been recognised by the Legal 500 and Chambers for his work in both the intellectual property and information technology fields. He was quoted in the Legal 500 2013 as being ‘tenacious and meticulous and works hard to protect his client’s interests.’ Chambers recognised Antony for his ‘down to earth attitude, solid real world experience and rock solid advice.’
He said of his promotion, ‘I am delighted to become a Partner having enjoyed playing a part in Mincoffs’ growth over a number of years and I look forward to further strengthening our commercial offering.’
Andy Woodhouse, Chief Executive of Mincoffs said ‘We are delighted to welcome Antony to the partnership and his well-deserved promotion recognises the important contribution he has made during his time at the firm. He is a trusted advisor for many clients and has played a pivotal role in helping Mincoffs Commercial Department become one of the most reputable in the region for IP and IT work.’