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  Michael James Coyle LL.B LL.M 
  Solicitor Advocate, Director

Michael is Lawdit’s Principal and heads our Commercial and Intellectual Property Department. As a Solicitor Advocate, he is one of a select group of legal experts qualified to represent clients as an advocate in the Higher Courts in England and Wales. He holds a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) from        Nottingham Trent University and is a guest lecturer at Southampton Solent University. He has also just    finished a teaching stint at the Academy of Music in Guildford where Michael taught copyright law.

 Michael is highly regarded for his work in all areas of intellectual property law (which includes the  eCommerce and IT fields), litigation and company/commercial matters. He regularly advises on non-contentious issues including regulatory and statutory obligations and has been involved in many successful disputes, with a strong reputation for finding common sense and practical solutions for clients. Michael was involved in the high-profile patent infringement case of Sabaf v. Meneghetti (House of Lords) in which he acted for MFI.

On Thursday 13 July 2017 Michael was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law from Southampton Solent University on Thursday 13 July 2017. 

Direct contact details:

Telephone: +44(0)23 8023 5979
Mobile: +44(0)7976 724 258
Email: michael.coyle@lawdit.co.uk


 

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