Liam David

Liam David

Associate
Baker & McKenzie Services Limited

Biography

Liam is a newly qualified Associate within the London Intellectual Property and Technology team, having completed a training contract at Baker McKenzie from March 2018 to March 2020. Prior to becoming a Trainee, Liam was a Paralegal in Baker McKenzie's London Employment team from October 2015 to November 2016.

During his training contract, Liam sat in the London Intellectual Property and Corporate Finance teams, assisting on various contentious and non-contentious matters. Liam was also seconded to Unilever to be part of the Beauty and Personal Care legal team and assisted their Brand IP and Brand Protection teams. Liam also spent the final 6 months of his training contract on international secondment to the Dubai office, primarily assigned in the Arbitration team but was also able to assist on a number of UAE IP and Technology projects.

Practice Focus

Liam's practice covers a range of intellectual property and technology work, with a particular focus on intellectual property. He has experience in transactional, advisory and contentious IP projects, with particular interest in the TMT and consumer goods & retail sectors.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised Puig, the third generation, family owned fashion and fragrance company, on the IP and Commercial aspects of its acquisition of a majority stake in London based Charlotte Tilbury Beauty, the iconic British luxury make up and skincare brand.

  • Advised KKR on the IP aspects of its multibillion dollar purchase of Coty's professional beauty division.

  • Advised Unilever on the disposal of its ice cream business in Chile to Carozzi.

  • Advised large multinational TMT companies on digital media, content and intermediary liability issues.

  • Assisted on a number of contentious matters, including brand protection and anti-counterfeiting programs, IP litigation and arbitrations.

  • Advised on and drafted a variety of commercial contracts.

Admissions

  • England & Wales (2020)

Education

  • BPP University (LLM Commercial Legal Practice Course, Distinction) (2018)
  • University of Warwick (Law LLB, 2.1) (2015)

Languages

  • English