Hannah advises large international corporates, private equity firms and brand leaders on a variety of intellectual property, privacy and commercial matters. Hannah advises on the intellectual property, information technology and data protection considerations in complex domestic and cross-border transactions, including disposals, private M&A and investments. Hannah has extensive experience advising on brand protection and licensing, including preparing brand licence agreements, prosecuting trade mark applications and enforcing IP rights against third parties. Hannah also advises on broader commercial contractual matters and the transition of services after transactions.
Prior to joining Weil, Hannah was an associate in the IP team of an international silver-circle law firm in London and Sydney, Australia.
Representative experience includes advising:*
- Advent International on the acquisition, together with Viking Global, of Global Processing Services
- McLaren Group on the partial sale of its McLaren Racing business to MSP Sports Capital and others and its sale of its McLaren Applied to Greybull Capital
- S&P Global, Inc in respect of its resourcing of information for its energy and commodities platform, S&P Global Platts
- Blackrock Innovation Capital Group on its investment in Exscientia, a global leader in AI drug discovery
- Keolis Amey Wales Cymru Limited in the handover of the Welsh rail franchise to Transport for Wales Rail Limited
- CVC Capital Partners on the sharing of brands between Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited and the run-off insurance services provider RiverStone Europe
- large international retailers including a toy manufacturer and chocolate manufacturer on its intellectual property strategy and enforcement in Australia
- an international college and education provider on its international licensing arrangements with licensees
- on secondment to a large international online retailer in their audiobook business in Australia
- on secondment to a UK pharmaceutical and products platform in respect of its international distribution of products
- a large former travel agency on the sale of its assets after liquidation
- various companies on compliance with UK and European data privacy laws including in respect of internal policies and procedures as well as external data sharing arrangements