23rd May 2018
Gill Hall is managing partner and head of the commercial team. Gill has over 20 years’ experience in commercial law with a particular specialism in IP and IT.
Before joining Square One Law Gill spent 19 years at Muckle LLP and was head of its commercial team. Whilst at Muckle LLP she also spent time on secondment to the in-house contract management team at a national IT services supplier. From 2015 she headed the IP and IT team at national firm, Hempsons. Gill also has significant expertise in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
Her IT experience includes advising a national housing association on a major infrastructure project and an enterprise wide software implementation, advising a UK wide bus operator on the roll out of a software system to manage its regional bus network and its consumer terms for an onboard auto-ticketing system and advising one of the first public sector bodies in the country to develop an interactive online portal.
Gill is experienced at advising clients on the protection and exploitation of IP. She carries out IP audits and manages IP portfolios for companies from different sectors. She advises on IP licensing arrangements, sales and acquisitions of IP assets and joint development and collaboration agreements. This work has ranged from advising a touchscreen manufacturer on the in licensing of key patented technology that underpinned its most significant business operations, negotiating licensing arrangements for major high street fashion brands and advising a training company on the exploitation and licensing of its e-learning courses.
Gill is a member of the Society for Computers and Law, and is a non-executive director of a number of companies in a variety of sectors.