Due to the situation with Covid-19 our staff are working remotely, but are readily contactable by email backed up by our securely hosted IT with remote access.

To get in touch, please email your usual Venner Shipley contact (email addresses are shown on our people pages) or alternatively email

For Trade Marks please either email your usual Venner Shipley contact or email

With all business travel suspended for the time being, we have comprehensive facilities available for both telephone and video conferencing for internal and client meetings as well as with intellectual property authorities, governmental institutions and judicial bodies.

For information on the steps that different intellectual property offices have taken in relation to extending deadlines, please see our news post. Please get in touch with your usual contact if you have any queries about this.

We are doing everything we can to make sure current circumstances do not negatively impact on our client service. The situation is constantly evolving and we are keeping up to date with current advice so we can continue to provide an excellent service to clients whilst protecting the health and wellbeing of our staff.