The ability to help you explore and exploit your IP's full potential

With over one hundred years of offering the highest level of IP advice to our clients, Mathys & Squire have an enviable position as one of the strongest IP firms in Europe.


We offer a full range of services dedicated to maximising the value of our clients’ technologies, brands and designs. Our patent, trade mark and design attorneys are qualified at both a UK and European level, with a legal expertise across a full spectrum of technical proficiencies.

With offices in London, Cambridge, Manchester and York, we work closely with a network of trusted foreign attorneys that we have built over many years.  We also have offices in Paris and Munich. Our China operation is run through our dedicated Commercial Consultant based in Shenzhen.

In the last two years, we have experienced significant growth and have seen a 25% increase in both our partnership and the general size of the firm. We were the first legal tenant of the Shard when we moved our UK headquarters to the 15th floor. 

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We are proud of the relationships we have with our clients. Approximately 40% of our existing client base has been with us for over 10 years, something we attribute largely to the standard of our client care and innovative business practices. Our best relationships are long-standing. We have grown with these clients, anticipating their changing requirements and responding with quality, cost efficient services that offer them real value for money.

Our business model is clear: we aim to be a leading Intellectual Property Services provider in our core market sectors. We are passionate about creating and delivering innovative, high quality, client-focused services. 

Over the past seven years, candidates at Mathys & Squire have on average had a higher pass rate in the UK final exams than other candidates nationally. Overall, 60% of exams sat by Mathys & Squire candidates have resulted in a pass, compared to 51% in the rest of the profession. We guarantee, you will be working with the best of the best.


Key to our business strategy is building a genuine partnership with our clients so that we become an integral extension of their in-house function, understanding their requirements and drivers and anticipating their needs. This enables us to add real value to our clients and the businesses they serve. It also allows us to understand the best way in which we can work together, sharing best practice and a process driven service. We ensure that our service, policies and documentation reflect and maintain our clients’ respective brand values and reputation.

We understand the commercial reality facing our clients, and will find the most effective course of action to meet their needs. We will always find an honest and robust solution. If we think further expenditure is unwarranted, we will say so. Our many longstanding client relationships are testimony to our focus on delivering a return on every single pound, dollar, or euro spent with us.

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