Frances Anderson and Samantha Chaney
Frances specialises in intellectual property, technology and the creative industries. Her work extends from advising international manufacturing companies on brand licences to assisting tech startups with intellectual property issues and supporting creative industries clients on artist agreements.
Samantha specialises in mergers and acquisitions, corporate law and bank lending. She acts for SMEs, start-up companies, entrepreneurs and financial institutions, with particular expertise in the technology, media & communications sectors.
Frances and Samantha are amongst the six lawyers promoted this year to Partner, a record number which takes the Partner count across offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham to 77. This reflects the firm's successful growth strategy, with an annual turnover just shy of £40m for the past financial year.
VWV was recently recognised again as an industry leader in 27 different practice areas by the two leading independent guides to UK law firm and solicitors, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
VWV Managing Partner, Simon Heald commented:
"Frances and Samantha are so deserving of their promotions. They represent the quality and values of VWV across their areas of law and have both been instrumental in the growth of the firm."