Jamie Muir Wood

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Practice areas:
IP, Patents, Copyright & Design, Trade Marks, IT, Media & Entertainment


Jamie completed a combined Bachelor of Arts and Master of Natural Sciences degree at the University of Cambridge, focussing on materials science. Afterwards, Jamie remained at Cambridge to undertake a doctorate in materials science, looking at shape memory materials, and further postdoctoral research, creating metal foams for air batteries.

Jamie then left academia to spend 5 years working in the construction industry, initially assisting expert witnesses in a wide range of construction disputes and subsequently advising banks and other funders on risk in construction projects. During this time he completed a part time masters in construction law and dispute resolution and a part time law degree.

Following completion of the bar professional training course, Jamie completed a pupillage at Hogarth Chambers, focussing on intellectual property law. He accepted tenancy in 2015. During and since completing his pupillage Jamie has been involved in a broad range of intellectual property matters which have included patents, copyright, design rights, trade marks and passing off.  In addition, Jamie has gained considerable experience on secondment with a leading intellectual property law firm working on telecommunications patent litigation amongst other matters.



ADR Group accredited civil and commercial mediator

Member of the British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association

Member of the Chancery Bar Association

Member of the Intellectual Property Bar Association

Member of the Society of Construction Law

Member of IPSoc (the society for junior IP practitioners)

Honorary Treasurer of the King’s College Construction Law Association

Qualifications and Regulations

BA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 2001
MSci, Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 2002
MA, University Of Cambridge, 2005
PhD, Materials Science, University of Cambridge, 2006
MSc, Construction Law and Dispute Resolution, King’s College London, 2009
LLB, BPP Law School, 2011
BPTC, BPP Law School, 2012