Lorraine is dual qualified as a registered trade mark attorney, and a solicitor specialising in intellectual property law. Lorraine joined Kilburn & Strode in September 2016. 

Lorraine has experience in contentious UK, EU and international intellectual property law across a broad range of industry sectors including the Automotive, Beauty and Cosmetics, Broadcasting, Fashion, Food and Drink, Pharmaceuticals, Publishing, Retail, and Telecoms sectors.

Lorraine has created and managed cross-jurisdictional IP enforcement and exploitation programs for major brand owners. In this capacity, Lorraine directed project teams that included local lawyers, investigators, government officials such as customs, police, trading standards, and clients’ licensees and distributors. She has been involved in high profile UK litigation including for a British public service broadcaster in copyright infringement actions. Lorraine has also successfully defended a global consumer product company in an Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) complaint in relation the allegedly misleading nature of their television advertising for a well-known house hold product. 

Before joining Kilburn & Strode Lorraine most recently worked as a Professional Support Lawyer in the International IP Group of a major global law firm where she kept the Group current in UK/EU/International IP developments, managed the Group’s know-how resources, and created and delivered training both internally and to clients.

Lorraine is a dual national (Maltese and British) and speaks Maltese (Arabic based language), Italian and has a working knowledge of French. Lorraine is also entitled to practice as a solicitor in Ireland and Malta.

Registered Trade Mark Attorney (2020)
Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales (1988) 
Solicitor of the Republic of Ireland (2019)
Presidential Warrant to practice as a solicitor in Malta (2019)

Professional Certificate in Trade Marks Practice (Distinction), Nottingham Law School
Post Graduate Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice (Distinction), Queen Mary University of London
Master of Laws (LLM), IP and EU Competition Law, Kings College London (2011)
Dissertation: ‘The unresolved conflict in the relationship between copyright, competition law and the internal market in the context of audiovisual broadcast licenses. Awarded a distinction’.
Master of Laws (LLM) International IP and Human Rights, The London School of Economics and Political Science 
The College of Law, Lancaster Gate, Common Professional Examination/Law Society Final Examinations
Roehampton University, Post Graduate Certificate in Education
Bsc Psychology, University of Bristol

CITMA
INTA 
AIPPI 
Competition Law Association
The Law Society (current practicing certificate)
LSE Lawyers Alumni Group

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