Shearman & Sterling Opens London IP Practice

Law360, New York (November 17, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Shearman & Sterling’s London office has expanded into intellectual property through the hire of its first U.K. IP specialist, the Lawyer reported.

Deborah Lincoln, formerly a partner at Davenport Lyons and a consultant at Linklaters, is taking on a position at Shearman as a senior associate. She is expected to work closely with M&A partner Peter King, who also practised at Linklaters, according to the Lawyer.

Lincoln's transactions record includes the IP and IT aspects connected to Burberry’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange.

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