Owen O'Rorke


Owen O'Rorke

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M Law LLP (2009-2014). Joined Farrer & Co in 2014 as a solicitor. Prior experience in media includes Journalism, Television, Publishing and Music.


Oxford University (English MA); City University London (GDL); BPP Holborn (LPC).

Owen joined Farrer & Co in 2014 from a boutique West End media firm, where he specialised in privacy, TMT and intellectual property advisory work across the arts, technology and sports sectors. He was also involved in a broad range of contentious matters including High Court and IPEC litigation, trade mark procedure, and regulatory.

In addition to his commercial practice Owen works regularly with clients in the not-for-profit, arts and cultural sectors including schools, charities, and sports governing bodies. A significant part of his practice at Farrer & Co is data protection law, whether strategic, contentious or compliance matters – including subject access rights, data security and breaches, and direct marketing. He also advises around information sharing, notably in a child protection context. Since joining he has been seconded to both the Lawn Tennis Association and the Natural History Museum.

Who we help

Owen assists IP and technology advice, rights protection and management and commercial contract issues.

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Own handles commercial contract issues, including all forms of rights and other matters relating to brand management.

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Own assists individuals, start-ups, technology and IT companies in rights strategy, risk, and commercial contracts and structure.

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