Open Plan Law is a specialist commercial practice based in the heart of London. We invest time and resources in developing a deep understanding of our clients’ commercial priorities, ensuring that our legal advice is tailored and relevant to our clients’ needs. Both directors have extensive in-house experience enabling us to provide our clients with commercial insight alongside expert legal advice. We aim to become a critical extension of your business or to guide you through your personal situation, but in all cases with courage, humility, insight and open-mindedness so that you have the best thinking available to you. We have similarly invested time and energy to those who partner with us through our legal network in the UK and abroad, to be able to offer our clients top-class legal advice. Read more about our directors here.


Open Plan Law advises a wide range of international commercial clients in the technology, media, private equity, real estate, hotel and hospitality, visual arts, fashion and retail sectors. We pride ourselves on our expertise in intellectual property and employment law, and we also offer broad commercial law advice through a partner network.

We advise on:

  • Protection and commercial exploitation of Intellectual Property
  • Copyright infringement enforcement;
  • Product placement and brand protection advice
  • Data Protection and Privacy
  • Collecting Societies: formation and rights management
  • Misuse of confidential information
  • Breach of post termination covenants and enforcement
  • Strategic employment advice for employers
  • Outsourcing and restructuring
  • Discrimination and Whistleblowing
  • Employment Tribunal litigation
  • Senior Executive advice
  • Employee Benefits and Incentive structuring and advice


Don’t just take our word for it:

Anna is an extraordinary legal representative, she has the ability to analyse the position quickly and suggest the appropriate response. Her expertise in copyright & related rights, as well as the image industry, makes her uniquely positioned to represent those who need legal support in this field.  (British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies)

Reasonably-priced but quality: an unusual combination. (Professor David Llewelyn, King’s College London, 8 New Square)

David is praised for his "commercially orientated advice and good appreciation for the risk and benefit analysis that companies have to undertake." He is adept at restructurings and company reorganisations." (Chambers and Partners 2016)