Global co-CEO and Managing Partner, DLA Piper
Simon Levine is DLA Piper's Global co-CEO and Managing Partner. He has extensive experience of intellectual property, media and sports law, advising on all aspects of copyright and related rights, advertising and sponsorship, design rights, trade mark rights, passing off, and breach of confidence.
Simon has acted for well-known individuals in the media and sports sector, sporting bodies and charities, and companies in many industries, in particular media, new media, and sport.
Simon advises on both commercial and litigation matters. He has been involved in all aspects of litigation and arbitration and has experience in the High Court, the Copyright Tribunal, the Court of Appeal, the House of Lords and Privy Council, as well as the Trade Mark Registry. A number of these matters have been the subject of media interest. Simon is a visiting professor and lecturer at Imperial College Business School and a member of the Board of the Office for Students, the UK government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the higher education sector.