Clive advises on company law including sales, mergers & acquisitions, private equity investments, shareholder and partnership structures and disputes.
He advises on franchises and all forms of commercial, technology and e-commerce agreements with a particular expertise in the media and sport sectors. He also advises clients on the structuring, ownership, licensing and management of Intellectual Property rights and trade marks to enable owners to exploit their commercial value as well as the IP elements of licences, assignments, sale and purchase agreements.
Clive also acts for large franchisees of multinational brands and for master franchisees including negotiating bespoke master franchise agreements.
Clive attended Kings College, University of London (B Pharm) 1989 and qualified as a solicitor in 1994. He joined GSC in 1998 and became a partner in 1999. He is a member of The Society of Computers & Law and The Royal Pharmaceutical Society.back to profiles
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“Great result today. Just wanted to say thank you for your continued hard work in fighting our corner on this case. You have both been amazing. Michael incredible support and good ideas.”
"Clive Halperin is very knowledgeable in M&A; and his ability to understand the nuances of a software business is exceptional" - Legal 500 2019
"Having worked with GSC and specifically with Clive Halperin for over 15 years he is first and foremost a brilliant lawyer with huge commercial understanding and a man of integrity. On those grounds alone I wouldn't use another lawyer. Our work together has spanned IP, tech, commercial contracts, joint ventures and mergers & acquisitions"
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