The laws concerning intellectual property can be complex, and they are evolving fast – faster than ever before. One thing that has not changed, though, is that successful brands and products attract imitators. We understand that you need IP advice that is flexible, reliable and up-to-date with the law and international developments – while being cost-effective, of course.

Our founder and Principal is Naazneen Schmittzehe, an IP specialist with 25 years of experience in non-contentious and contentious IP. Qualified as a Solicitor she has worked for leading international IP law firms and niche practices. With experience in a wide number of sectors including fashion, music, film, digital, publishing, luxury, retail, food, lifestyle, travel, sport and technology, at S&P Legal we understand the power of branding.

We believe that clients are best served by the individual attention and direct access that a small niche practice can provide. S&P Legal currently manages trade mark and enforcement portfolios for several major fashion houses and technology companies. With an in-depth understanding of far-eastern markets and extensive practical experience of international intellectual property, we maximise the chances of getting the outcome you need. We provide our clients with:

  • Pragmatic: assistance tailored to the size of your business.
  • Actionable commercial advice.
  • Strong relevant experience based in the UK and an international capability.
  • Fast , clear and cost-effective advice with a quick turn-around, wherever possible cutting out the legal jargon, with solutions which take into account your budget.

Look around the site to find out more about what we can do for you.
Or contact Naazneen on or 01483 851032.


Legal 500 rated as ‘excellent’ and Chambers & Partners recommends Naazneen Schmittzehe whose clients say that she “explains things very clearly and impresses with her knowledge of our business and dedication to her work.”

Naazneen has been appointed to the Panel of Experts for IP/IT matters by Lexis Nexis (part of Reed Elsevier) and regularly provides an opinion on legal developments. Go to website

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