Derek Harms

Advocate and Solicitor of England and Wales

I am a senior advocate (counsel, admitted in South Africa in 1995) and a solicitor of England and Wales with 22 years of experience in the legal field. In addition, I am the author/editor of a number of legal publications published by LexisNexis (a member of the RELX group). As well as being the editor and author of online IP and IT law websites, both of which are connected to LexisNexis – directly and indirectly.

POSITIONS held in Legal practice

  • Senior Counsel 2015 – present
  • Junior Counsel 1995 – 2015
  • Solicitor of England and Wales 2008 – present (SRA No: 482 576)
  • Judge’s clerk 1989 - 1994

Publications as Editor and Author
Online only - LexisNexis

  • Harms Intellectual Property Law Reports 2018 – present
  • Harms’ Way: Intellectual Property Law Reports 2019 – present