Coffin Mew strengthens its South Coast Commercial Law team

Posted on: July 13th, 2015

Coffin Mew has strengthened its Commercial team with the appointment of Mark O’Halloran. He joined the firm in June 2015 as a partner and head of its Commercial Services team.

Mark is an experienced commercial lawyer, having joined from Crawley-based Stevensdrake, where he was a partner and head of its media and technology practice.  He has 20 years experience of working with national and international clients and was formerly General Counsel at semiconductor equipment manufacturer, Tokyo Electron Europe Ltd.

He brings to the firm a strong client following in the technology and media sectors, with clients that include Tokyo Electron and Aspects Beauty.  Mark has particular strengths in advising on:

  • Distribution, franchising and sales agency arrangements
  • Intellectual property issues
  • Competition law strategies
  • Hardware and software development, supply and licensing agreements
  • Warehousing and logistics agreements
  • Web and cloud-based services

Commenting on his appointment Mark said:

Coffin Mew is an exciting and entrepreneurial firm with a clear vision.  It is looking to open further offices and to double its turnover over the next 24 months.  The firm is responding to its entrepreneurial clients’ demands and I am excited to be part of this journey.


Miles Brown, Coffin Mew’s Managing Partner, adds:

We are excited by Mark’s decision to join the firm and to head up our expanding Commercial team.  He has a terrific reputation and a strong understanding of the media and technology sectors.  He will be a real asset to both the firm and to its clients.