Jamie Watt

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Jamie Watt

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Jamie leads the firm's intellectual property and complex commercial contracts team. His expertise includes trade marks & brand management, sport, mobile communications & the internet, and entertainment law. He also has a significant amount of experience representing clients in the high technology sector, particularly life sciences. He is a key advisor to clients such as Celtic FC, the Forestry Commission and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He has represented client such as Apple and Tata International in relation to high profile brand matters. He was one of the principal advisors to the XX Commonwealth Games, and has also assisted in relation to both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Jamie is a registered expert in Intellectual Property with the European Commission. He is rated as a Leader in the Field by Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession, where he is described as "technically brilliant and also personable and client-focused", and also by the Legal 500, which describes him as "operating at the highest level". He was shortlisted for Up and Coming Lawyer of the Year in the Law Awards of Scotland 2009, and was part of the team shortlisted for Commercial Team of the Year at the British Legal Awards 2014.  He was been named as an IP Star by Managing IP magazine in 2014, 2015 & 2016.

Qualifications: LLB (Hons) Dip LP
Qualified: 2006
Joined the firm: 2007

  • Ranked in Chambers UK 2015
  • Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer