Rhys Oakley

Rhys Oakley

Rhys is a commercial contracts and intellectual property lawyer with significant experience working with a range of businesses but most notably within the tech sector.

Based in our London office, Rhys works closely with a number of long standing clients with specialism in advising early to mid-stage tech companies.

Rhys has a wealth of experience in advising national and multinational companies from a range of different sectors. He also spent 12 months working on secondment in the UK Government in Westminster, advising on the development of an operational strategy for the consolidation of public corporate services.

  • Branding
  • Commercial contracts
  • Commercial transactions
  • Blockchain/internet of things/artificial intelligence
  • Data protection
  • Insuretech/ Fintech
  • Early stage companies
  • Intellectual property
  • Investments
  • IT and outsourcing agreements
  • Technology agreements

Career

  • Solicitor, Capital Law Limited (Mar 2018 – Present)
  • Solicitor, Hugh James (Sept 2017 – Mar 2018)
  • Trainee Solicitor, Hugh James (Nov 2015 – Sept 2017)
  • Paralegal, Hugh James (Sept 2013 – Nov 2015)
  • Paralegal, Natural England (Sept 2013 – Sept 2014)
  • Summer Placement, Freeth Cartwright LLP (Jul 2012 – Sept 2012)

Education

  • Cardiff University: LPC (2014 – 2015)
  • University of York: Bachelor of Laws, LLB (2010 – 2013)

Memberships

  • The Law Society of England and Wales
  • Member of Team Wales Snowboarding Development Committee