Francesca Hughes

Francesca Hughes


Email [email protected]​

Phone +44 20 7296 2000

Fax +44 20 7296 2001


Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

As part of our London Brands team, Francesca advises clients across a range of business sectors on all aspects of their brand strategy including the protection, exploitation and enforcement of their intellectual property rights.

Francesca acts for clients in both contentious and commercial IP matters. Her key areas of focus are trade marks and brand strategy, with a particular interest in IP issues relating to e-commerce and intermediary service providers. She is currently acting on an intellectual property dispute in the High Court and on various trade mark proceedings before the UK IPO.

Education and admissions


LPC, BPP University Law School, 2017

GDL, BPP University Law School, 2016

B.A. Politics, University of Exeter, 2015

Bar admissions and qualifications

Solicitor, England and Wales

Representative experience

Advising a variety of clients in relation to clearance, registrability and brand protection issues.

Acting for a major online retailer in intellectual property disputes in the High Court.