Waterfront has been ranked as one of the UK’s leading firms in the just-published Chambers and Partners UK Legal Guide.

Chambers has ranked Waterfront as an elite firm and praised its intellectual property and private equity work. The guide highlights Waterfront’s achievements in the technology and creative sectors, our experience handling High Court and Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) proceedings and our work on trademark, copyright, database and patent disputes.

Chambers says: “Waterfront have a very high level of expertise, are responsive and understand the commercial interests of their clients.”

Waterfront’s Joint Heads of Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution, Matthew Harris and Piers Strickland, and partner Matthew Cunningham are all ranked as notable practitioners by Chambers.

Chambers says: “Matthew Harris has an almost paranormal command of IP law and an extremely good eye for detail. He has vast experience handling trademark litigation for clients in a wide range of industries.’’

It adds: “Piers Strickland is very analytical and focused on providing the right solutions in terms of what the business needs. He is very commercially focused and thorough in delivering his work.”

The guide details Matthew Cunningham’s expertise in venture capital investment matters and describes him as “knowledgeable, commercial and attentive.”