Faye Hickman

Faye Hickman

Senior Consultant

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Faye is a commercial lawyer with an Intellectual Property focus, with many years’ experience working in house and with media clients. She qualified at leading intellectual property firm Bristows in London, before moving to Media & Entertainment specialists Harbottle & Lewis. She ran her own legal consultancy for over 10 years, advising mostly creative clients (such as Victoria Beckham Limited), before joining Ignition in 2019.

 

Recent relevant experience includes:

  • Advising on various IP aspects of the sale of Bear Grylls’ media business to Banijay Group.
  • Drafting IP licences and assignments for many media and creative companies in relation to sales, acquisitions and company re-organisations.
  • Advising on Neo Investment Partners’ investment into Victoria Beckham Limited.
  • Helping to manage the personality rights of the founder of an eponymous brand, and advising on the commercial exploitation of those rights and related commercial agreements.

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Key Practices

Intellectual Property and Commercial

Education and Training

UCL Law & German Law, LPC College of Law London.

Work

I trained at Bristows, then was part of the IP team at Harbottle & Lewis before moving in house, and then on to set up my own consultancy. I believe lawyers should enable rather than restrict, and that context is king. It’s important to get to the nub of a transaction and work out where the client’s priorities are.

A social cause I care about

Rethinking education – it’s become so narrow and exam result driven. Big Change is an example of an organisation which is trying to support changes in this area – big-change.org.

Other interests

I am also a yoga teacher and (fair weather) wild swimmer.

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