Laura Clews

Managing Associate

UK & European Patent Attorney and UK Design Attorney


Laura joined Mathys & Squire in 2011 and qualified as a Chartered Patent Attorney in 2015 and a European Patent Attorney in 2016. She has experience in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the UK, Europe and worldwide. Laura has an honours degree in chemistry and a PhD in high-performance liquid chromatography and solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy from the University of Liverpool. Laura also has experience in filing and prosecuting registered community designs. In recognition of her expertise, Laura has been ranked in the 2020, 2021 and 2022 editions of Managing IP’s IP STARS directory, as well as The Legal 500 2024.



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“Laura Clews has always been a delight to work with. She is extremely competent and pleasant.”

The Legal 500 (2023)