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Jean-Paul is a Partner and head of the Corporate Commercial team at Sherrards.

He originally qualified as a Barrister in Lincoln’s Inn before moving on to become a Solicitor and Notary Public.

He has wide-ranging domestic and international corporate and commercial experience across both private practice as well as in industry, and acts as legal counsel and business advisor to a wide range of UK and international clients, including Russia & CIS based companies and private investors.

Jean-Paul is recognised as a legal expert in the charity and Trade Association sectors, having acted for large national and international charity and not-for-profit organisations for most of his career.

Through his science and technology background, he has particular expertise in intellectual property and IT law, and leads the firm’s IP practice.

Jean-Paul is continually recommended as a Leading Lawyer and his team, as a Leading Department, in the Legal directory The Legal 500.

His clients say he is “technically competent, pragmatic and commercially minded” Their comments indicate they appreciate his approach; we’d say that too, if you asked us.

We are also members of the British Franchise Association (The BFA) and have been since 2002. Click here to read more on the BFA’s website.

Client testimonial

“Very professional and experienced team.”

“Responsive, aware of deadlines and professional.”

“Technically competent, pragmatic and commercially minded.”


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