Suzy is a commercial and dispute resolution lawyer with particular strength in relation to intellectual property and technology. In addition to her deep private-practice experience, Suzy is also a skilled in-house lawyer, having led the Northern European legal team of FTSE 100 company Reckitt Benckiser.
An experienced intellectual property lawyer, Suzy can advise on trade mark, copyright and patent issues including trade mark portfolio strategy, infringement/cease-and-desist actions, licensing disputes and digital copyright matters.
Suzy is also a general dispute resolution solicitor, with experience litigating cases in the High Court together with alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation.
Suzy is a pleasure to work with. She is highly commercial in her approach and provides thoughtful, pragmatic and timely legal advice.
EMEA Head of Technology and IP Law
Top tier global investment bank
Suzy provides excellent legal support, with a personable and clear-headed approach. She quickly gets up to speed with legal issues and has an eye to commercial objectives and strategic matters when giving her advice. I am happy to recommend her as a legal advisor.
Steve Troote, SVP Northern Europe and Australia/New Zealand
Suzy Schmitz is recognised by the Legal 500 2017 for Commercial Contracts and Brand Management .
|2016||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2010-2016||Kemp Little | Senior Associate|
|2005-2010||Speechly Bircham LLP | Solicitor|
|2002-2004||Clayton Utz | Solicitor|
|2002||Qualified as a Solicitor|