Gill Hunter (She/Her)

Managing Partner

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Gill is managing partner at Square One Law.

She has almost 25 years’ experience in commercial law with a particular specialism in IP and IT. Before joining Square One Law in 2018 Gill headed the IP and IT team at national firm, Hempsons and was head of the commercial team at Muckle LLP for 19 years prior to that.

Gill has significant expertise in drafting and negotiating IT contracts for customers and suppliers including complex or multi-party agreements. She has been recognised by both Legal 500 and Chambers as a leading expert in IT law.

Gill is experienced at advising clients on the protection and exploitation of IP. She advises on IP portfolio management, licensing arrangements, sales and acquisitions of IP assets and joint development and collaboration agreements. She regularly conducts IP audits and works with clients to develop their innovation strategies.

Gill has worked with a broad range of public and private sector clients from NHS Trusts, Universities and Port Authorities to biotech and ecommerce companies and engineering and manufacturing businesses.

Gill is an Academy Council member of Kings Priory School and has held a number of non-executive directorships in a variety of sectors including the arts, charities and digital businesses. During her career she has also spent time on secondment to a national provider of managed IT services so has first-hand experience of working in commerce.

Gill is also a founding member of the Northern Power Women’s Power Circle 150.


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