Nessa is an intellectual property litigator in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis International LLP. She has extensive trial experience with high-tech and life sciences patents, having brought cases in the English High Court, IPEC, Court of Appeal, EUIPO and UKIPO. Nessa has experience with complex IP litigation within the UK and in pan-European matters as well as transactional intellectual property matters. Nessa has advised on intellectual property matters across a variety of sectors including pharmaceuticals, biotechnologies, telecommunications and retail.

Nessa’s practice includes all aspects of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyright and designs.


Thought Leadership


“Taking Stock - Abanka DD v Abanca Corporacion Bancaria SA”, Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys Review, 2017

“A Currency Affair - Paypal v EUIPO”, Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys Review, 2017

“Clash of the Titanics - Property Renaissance (t/a Titanic Spa) v Stanley Dock Hotel (t/a Titanic Hotel)", Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys Review, 2017

Memberships & Affiliations

The Law Society of England and Wales

ChIPs Network

IP Inclusive



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2016, Admitted to Practice as a Solicitor of England and Wales


  • University of LondonLL.M.2020
  • University of OxfordPostgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice2018
  • The University of Law, MoorgateLegal Practice Course2014
  • King's College LondonLL.B.2013