Antonina Nijran is experienced in advising on many aspects of commercial, intellectual property and transactional matters. She advises a range of corporate clients on distribution and franchise arrangements, licensing deals, agency, services agreements, including consultancy arrangements, sale and purchase terms, website terms of use, assignment and novation agreements and confidentiality agreements. Antonina also advises clients in the technology sector in relation to software development agreements, software licensing and maintenance agreements, reseller agreements and escrow arrangements.

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  • Advising an international pharmaceutical business, for nearly a decade, on its commercial and licensing arrangements, its acquisition of various product portfolios, and on the commercial aspects of its corporate acquisitions
  • Lead commercial counsel on the disposal of a pharmaceutical business for £367m
  • Representing an oncology focused autologous cell therapy company in its commercial and clinical arrangements

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  • Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine published by Thomson Reuters, 2014


  • Member of Law Society of England and Wales


College of Law, LPC, 2001
University of Kent, Canterbury, LLM, 2000
University of Kent, Canterbury, LLB, 1999

England and Wales, 2006

Antonina Nijran

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