Peter Hopton is a Senior Associate in Howard Kennedy's Intellectual Property & Commercial team. Pete is an experienced solicitor focusing on non-contentious and transactional commercial and IP work.
Pete joined Howard Kennedy in March 2023. He trained at a top-10 City law firm, qualifying in 2015 into its intellectual property and media team. He later moved to a highly-respected media and entertainment law firm as part of their Commercial team.
Pete has enjoyed a rich and varied career, including an in-house secondment with Selfridges, an international secondment in Hong Kong, and experience of alternative legal service provision from a role with a Big Four professional services firm. Pete has also completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice at the University of Oxford.
Pete's brings a wealth of experience and expertise in Commercial and Intellectual Property matters, across different industries and sectors, including advertising, sports, retail, media, and technology.
Pete delivers practical and commercial legal solutions for his clients. He's known for his straightforward approach, knowledge of different sectors, and expert drafting, negotiation and analysis skills.