With us in your corner, the commercial side of your business is in safe hands.

Practical, focused and fast when you need us to be, we pay attention to the detail while keeping things moving – leaving you to stay focused on your next move.

Whether you’re buying, selling, structuring or investing in your business, let us do the heavy lifting so you don’t have to.

Legal expertise that supports your employees and your business. We’re always available and always ready to step in when you need us. 

Our breadth of expertise means you’ll be prepped and ready to handle the unique challenges of this fast-paced and ever-changing sector. 

Your business is unique. We’ll help you keep it that way. 

Our deep level of sector expertise means we’re the go-to law firm for clients leading the way in the low-carbon industry. 

Rebecca Anforth

Legal Director

Rebecca leads our intellectual property team and is recognised by the Legal 500 for her in-depth knowledge of intellectual property law.

Also specialising in commercial, technology and data protection law, Rebecca is regularly praised by clients for her proactive expertise and ability to set out a clear strategy.  Rebecca was seconded to work for the international disaster relief charity ShelterBox and always aligns her expertise with our clients’ specific goals and challenges.

Rebecca qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and has also been recognised by the Legal 500 as a rising star.

See how Rebecca has helped our clients

Arcwide strengthens its presence in UK and US with the acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business

January 2024 Arcwide, the joint venture of BearingPoint and IFS dedicated to the deployment of IFS Cloud services, announces its official acquisition of Cedar Bay’s IFS business.  As the first IFS Platinum Channel Partner in the U.K. and with almost two decades of experience implementing large-scale ERP solutions, Cedar Bay provides IFS services and solutions to […]

Murrell Associates hit it for six in 2024’s Legal 500

Murrell Associates, the corporate and commercial law firm is celebrating their strongest performance of their 15-year history in the latest edition of legal directory the Legal 500.   Six of Murrells’ lawyers were ranked individually with Rebecca Anforth hitting the top spot, ranking as a Leading Individual for intellectual property advisors across the South West. […]

How marine innovation company Tugdock secured investment to prepare for a global opportunity

Floating offshore wind turbines are located in areas where there is deeper water and higher winds than fixed wind turbine structures, enabling them to generate higher levels of power.

Murrell Associates advises Cornish Fixings

Henry Maples from our Corporate team advised Cornish Fixings on their acquisition by the Independent Builders Merchant Group.

Radical changes to the UK data protection regime

Changes to UK data protection laws have been speculated for some time following Brexit, so it was not surprising when it was confirmed in the Queen’s Speech that the UK government intends to introduce a Data Reform Bill (the “Bill”).

EUIPO guidelines for trade marks relating to virtual goods and NFTs

Brand owners are becoming more proactive in protecting their brands in the ever changing landscape of consumers, particularly in response to the Metaverse and NFTs (non-fungible tokens).

Madrid Protocol: Quick and cost-effective international trade mark applications

Since the UK’s departure from the EU, the Madrid Protocol has become a popular method of filing trade mark applications in foreign jurisdictions.

GDPR – Enhanced rights or enhanced hassle?

Businesses need to be aware of the new enhanced rights granted to individuals (data subjects) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the date the new regulations are implemented (25 May 2018) fast approaches.

Trunki: the difficulty of enforcing registered design rights

The case of PMS International Ltd v Magmatic Ltd [2016] UKSC 12 has acted as a warning for those seeking to protect their registered designs after the Supreme Court found that the Kiddee Case does not infringe the Trunki Community Registered Design.

Doffing your cap: how effectively are you limiting your liability under contracts?

A recent case in the Technology and Construction Court illustrates the importance of precise drafting when providing for caps on liability under contracts.

Testimonials

The team at Murrell Associates have been a fantastic support

“Knowing that the legal side of our investment deal was taken care of has been a huge weight off our minds. We felt reassured by the level of detail Murrell Associates covered and we’re very grateful to have had them supporting us.”

Shane Carr, CEO of Tugdock

It was an easy decision to choose Murrell Associates

“During our first international brand collaboration with H&M, Rebecca was with us every step of the way. We couldn’t compliment her enough for her fantastic support throughout the process. We were dealing with both UK and Swedish law and Rebecca and her team made it as stress free as possible. We’ll definitely work with Murrell Associates again.”

Rachel Murphy, Founder, Women + Waves