A leading Intellectual Property and Tech lawyers has joined Knights as a Partner.

Ben Travers has built a national reputation advising clients on Intellectual Property, IT and technology over the last 15 years and joins Knights having led one of the UK’s largest specialist teams.

He has experience in supporting clients across the UK and internationally on areas where technology and the law intersect – across a varied range of sectors, including foods and drink, sports, fin-tech, healthcare and fashion. 

Ben Travers, Partner at Knights, said:

“I’m very happy to be joining Knights at such an exciting time for the business, especially with its growth and investment in Intellectual Property.

“I am looking forward to working with and growing the team, getting to know clients and colleagues across the business whilst helping bring an innovative approach to IP.”

Ben’s appointment follows a wave of promotions among Knights’ team in the South West of England last month.

Commercial Partner Lisa Sweetman, Real Estate Partners Natalie Carey and David Nicholls, and Property Litigation and Construction Partner Michael Clark were among 100+ colleagues promoted across Knights’ 22 UK locations.

James Christacos, Client Services Director at knights, said:

“We’re building an excellent team of professionals in the South West.

“Ben is a great addition, building on our a national practice and demonstrating the power of the Knights collaborative approach where colleagues across all 22 offices can work together to offer the best solution for our clients, wherever they are. 

“With our newly-promoted Partners our presence continues to get stronger in the South West. The quality of our people is helping us attract more talent and we are keen to continue growing the team.”

Knights is one of the fastest-growing legal and professional services businesses in the UK – ranked within the top 50 UK law firms by revenue, with specialists in all key areas of corporate and commercial law.

The appointment of Ben Travers supports Knights’ focus on key markets outside London.