Yorkshire law firm Lupton Fawcett is expanding its intellectual property and commercial team with the appointment of Lauren Waterman.

After graduating from the University of York, Lauren qualified as a solicitor in September 2020. She is experienced in all aspects of intellectual property, including trade mark, copyright and design rights, as well as commercial law.

Lauren joins the Leeds office of Lupton Fawcett and will assist clients to identify, protect and capitalise on the intellectual property they have developed within brands, products, inventions, ideas, designs and creative works. She will also assist clients with commercial agreements.

Clive Lawrence, Head of Intellectual Property at  Lupton Fawcett, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Lauren to our specialist intellectual property and commercial team in Leeds. She has gained experience across all aspects of intellectual property while completing her training, with notable achievements including success in the Court of Appeal. At Lupton Fawcett, our ethos is about putting our clients ahead, and Lauren is therefore the perfect fit for us.”