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Antony Hall

Mincoffs Solicitors

Location Newcastle upon Tyne


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About Antony

Antony is a Partner and head of the commercial team at Mincoffs Solicitors. Antony has particular expertise in advising on high value commercial contracts, software contracts, advising on intellectual property matters, trademarks, data protection and general commercial law. He has a professional interest in interactive media, computer games, online businesses and creative industries.

Antony has been recognised by the Legal 500 for his work in both the intellectual property and technology fields and his team were recently shortlisted for a national award in the Legal 500 Awards in the Technology, Media and Telecoms category. Antony is an accredited member of the Society of Computers and Law, which is the leading UK organisation for legal professionals advising and practising within the IT sector.

'Antony Hall is noted for his great leadership and grasp of complex licensing issues. He is tenacious and meticulous and works hard to protect the client's interests.' Legal 500

Recent cases:
- Preparing a new suite of contractual documentation for a global technology company with 17 offices around the world which provides email and digital marketing services via its proprietary platform. Further instructions involved working with the group legal function to localise the revised Master Subscription and Services Agreement as well as the supporting contract documentation.

- Negotiated a multi-million pound software development agreement between an online gaming developer and one of Europe's largest entertainment brands. Provided on-going contract assistance with variations, change control notes, contract interpretation.

- Advised a leading global manufacturer and distributor of products and services for the rail and construction markets, on a number of IP matters, both strategic and tactical, in relation to the protection and exploitation of the group's IP. Preparing and negotiating a complex consultancy agreement with a high-profile academic for on-going services. The work involved localising US jurisdiction heads of terms and advising in relation to English jurisdiction IP matters.

- Advised a major playing in the online gaming sector on the licensing of its technology, including drafting and negotiating licensing agreements and advising on disputes.

Antony also spent 18 month working as an interim head of legal for a software development company employing 165 staff over three offices in London, Newcastle upon Tyne and Sofia, Bulgaria. Role involved acting as lead counsel on a number of high value software development contracts and licensing deals. Role also involved implementation of an intellectual property strategy for the business.

About their firm

Mincoffs Solicitors is a full service leading law firm, based in Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne with over 66 years of experience in providing cutting edge legal advice. Mincoffs Solicitors is one of the North East's oldest commercial law firms. During that time we've built a long-standing reputation for offering high quality, no nonsense legal advice and excellent, client-centred service, keeping our corporate and commercial services in popular demand from a wide range of businesses. Our specialists in licensing and gaming law also ensure all your legal requirements are met with the same high standard of service. Whether you're just starting your business or have a large and established company, our lawyers will work closely with you to gain an understanding of your business and assist you in navigating the many challenges posed in the economy today.

We constantly strive to provide the best advice and guidance in all our legal services through our expert and experienced solicitors. Our legal professionals offer specialised legal advice and support in employment law, family law, residential conveyancing and commercial property. We also have a highly experienced team to provide dispute resolution services for commercial and family mediation. Finally, if you're making a will, our solicitors can guide you through the process with legal expertise in will, probate and trusts.

Mincoffs Solicitors LLP are known for their 'industry knowledge and quick response times' a 'winning team' who are 'very good across all sectors'. Legal 500


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by Abdi (Startup) on 3 Apr, 2017

Antony was excellent, he provided us a great service in a very prompt manner. I highly recommend him for anyone looking for a reliable and talented lawyer.

Antony's reply:
Abdi - thanks for your warm feedback- it is much appreciated. All the best in your business venture!