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Louise Handley

Partner, 3volution LLP
Yorkshire, UK


Louise has recently left Lee & Priestley along with Tim Stone, a commercial litigation partner and Jonathan Priestley, a corporate partner and together they have founded 3volution LLP, a boutique commercial law firm.

Louise heads up the Intellectual Property/Information Technology department. Her area of expertise includes IP exploitation and protection for a range of clients in various sectors including a number of universities, government bodies, biotech, pharmaceutical companies and various digital, media and games companies.

Louise has a reputation in all aspects of IP, technology and media and is listed in Chambers as 'a leader in her field' and Legal 500.


  1. 2011 - present


    3volution LLP

    Louise's experience includes commercialisation and defence of all IP (including patents, trademarks, copyright and design rights) including drafting patent and trade mark licences and assignments.

    Louise drafts and negotiates a range of technology agreements including those for software and games development, website hosting, publishing and distribution.

    She also advises on all areas of e-trading including terms and conditions of sale and privacy statements.

    General commercial experience includes franchise and all other commercial agreements.


  • 1995

    LPC (Commendation)

    College of Law London
  • 1994

    CPE (Commendation)

    College of Law London
  • 1992

    2.1 BSc (Hons) Animal Nutrition and Physiology

    Leeds University

Hobbies & Interests

  • Louise enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys., Recreational

    Running and talking at the same time!

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