Background &


  • Trained at a top 25 law firm in London, gained a variety of corporate and commercial experience
  • Three-year stint working for a boutique intellectual property law firm in Beijing, where responsibilities included explaining domestic procedure and providing clients with strategic advice on protecting and exploiting their IP rights
  • Joined Briffa as an Associate
  • Recognised as a ‘Recommended Lawyer’ by the Legal500
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Career Highlight

A particular highlight came in advising a longstanding client in relation to a ‘David v Goliath’ copyright infringement case and securing a successful outcome in their favour via mediation (thereby avoiding lengthy and expensive Court proceedings).

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“Having Briffa on my side and fighting my case really did fill me with confidence. Every step of the way they guided me and kept me informed. My lawyer Tom Synott is amazing and comes highly recommended.

As a creative and small business owner, I would advise the services of Briffa and their excellent staff.”

– Anthony McEwan

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