Helen Brain (She/Her)

Head of Commercial

Head of Health and Life Sciences

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Helen is head of the commercial team and head of the health and life sciences team. She has over 20 years’ experience advising on intellectual property commercialisation and enforcement, IT law and commercial contracts.

Before joining Square One Law, Helen was a senior legal adviser with the Government of Dubai and prior to that a senior associate in the London Office of K&L Gates. Helen originally qualified as a barrister following pupillage with specialist IP chambers 11 South Square, Gray’s Inn.

Helen has significant experience in advising businesses in commercial contracts, IP, IT and data protection matters across a range of sectors. She has a particular interest in the Life Sciences sector, having a degree in Biological Sciences and a number of clients operating in the sector. Helen is regularly invited to speak on matters related to her practice including on topics including innovation, IP and data protection.

Helen can advise, negotiate and draft a wide variety of commercial agreements, including international distribution agreements, manufacturing, consultancy, procurement contracts, IT-related contracts and intellectual property licences and related matters. She acts for clients across many sectors including life sciences, technology, software, financial services, manufacturing, retail, food and drink.

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