Suzi Sendama Associate

Contact Information

+44 20 3321 6794
suzi.sendama@mishcon.com

Personal Profile

Suzi is a commercial litigator specialising in intellectual property disputes. She advises corporates and individuals across a variety of sectors, including luxury goods, fashion, technology and sports.

Suzi specialises in trade mark, passing off, design right and copyright disputes. She has also acted for clients in civil fraud claims obtaining injunctive relief.

Suzi also has LCIA arbitration experience advising clients in complex high-value multijurisdictional disputes.

Suzi has been an FA Licensed Players Agent since 2006 and has advised football players, agents and clubs on a number of issues.

Suzi is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).

key Experience

  • Advised an online retail brand on general commercial and intellectual property issues.
  • Obtained summary judgment for a client on a claim relating to misuse of confidential information and infringement of database rights.
  • Acting for Christian Louboutin S.A. and other high-profile fashion brands on claims for passing off, registered and unregistered design right and trade mark infringement.
  • Acting for Microsoft on various trade mark and copyright infringement claims.
  • Acting for large pharmaceutical companies in respect of claims regarding counterfeit medicines.
  • Advising a Premier League football manager in respect of employment issues.

Career history

Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Law, LLB (Hons), College of Law
Linguistics, BA (Hons), University College London and University of Massachusetts, Amherst