CMS recruits highly-ranked solicitor to IP Disputes team

Cara McGlynn

LAW firm CMS has bolstered its fast-growing Scottish IP Disputes team with the appointment of Cara McGlynn, who has joined from Brodies. A specialist in resolving IP and technology-related disputes across a variety of sectors, Cara is the only non-partner solicitor to be ranked in the latest World Trade Mark review directory. 

Following Cara’s appointment, the CMS Scottish IP Disputes team now has lawyers based in each of the firm’s three Scottish offices – Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh.  The team, headed up by partner Neeraj Thomas, is forecasting double-digit growth in the current financial year amid a growing client base across a range of sectors including oil and gas, consumer products, food and drink, financial services, and sport. 

The Scottish IP Disputes team is part of CMS Scotland’s Technology, Intellectual Property and Media practice, the largest in the country. 

Commenting on the new appointment, Neeraj Thomas said: “We’re delighted to welcome Cara, a highly-regarded and experienced IP specialist, to our growing team. She will be an asset to our practice with her expertise benefitting our clients across a broad range of sectors.”  

“Her appointment comes at a time of immense growth for our team, which is forecasting a significant increase in revenue this year. We have seen tremendous growth across a number of key sectors and I am thankful to our clients for putting their trust in us to protect and enforce some of their most valued assets.  We are continuing to grow our contentious practice alongside our market-leading commercial practice through our experience and a commitment to delivering the highest standard of commercially driven advice to our clients.“

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