Forde Campbell – specialist commercial, technology, intellectual property and media law firm – joins forces with Lewis Silkin

Directors Mathew Forde, Rory Campbell and Katey Dixon join Lewis Silkin's growing Northern Ireland practice (N.I.) LLP as partners

Read the full press release here or visit the Lewis Silkin Northern Ireland landing page to find out more.

Specialist commercial, technology, IP and media law practice

FORDE CAMPBELL LLC is a specialist commercial, technology, IP and media law practice advising on Northern Irish, English and EU law

Forde Campbell LLC provides "great depth of knowledge and excellent value for money" - The UK Legal 500 2014. The practice offers a highly personalised relationship, working closely with its commercial clients to resolve the often complex range of legal challenges that can face businesses and individuals. At Forde Campbell the detail matters.

Our Lawyers

Mathew Forde


General commercial, intellectual property, media, reputation management and dispute resolution.

Rory Campbell


IT, general commercial, intellectual property, public sector contracts, and media.

Katey Dixon


Corporate, Commercial contract, Data protection, Intellectual property, E-commerce

Rachael Andrew


Corporate, Intellectual Property, Commercial Contracts, Licensing, and Social Media

Mary Traynor

Senior Associate

ICT, General Commercial, Data privacy, E-commerce, Intellectual Property, Public Sector contracts, Corporate



From R&D on a new product, or deciding on the appropriate sales channels and market platforms for a product or services, or engaging with a business’s customers either in local or international markets.


Our corporate team have extensive experience acting for a wide range of companies, advising sole traders, partnerships, charities, governmental bodies through to large international companies.

Intellectual Property

Forde Campbell is recognised as a leading firm in advising companies and individuals on a diverse range of IP related matters. The firm's IP lawyers provide specialist advice to businesses on the best ways to protect, liberate and exploit their IP assets.

I.T. & Communications

Experience ranges from advising on standard IT contracts (hardware and services purchase, software licensing and telecoms services provision) to more esoteric contractual arrangements such as VOIP supply, dark fibre licensing and software shareware club structuring.

Media & Entertainment

Our media team provide advice to a wide range of clients including tv and film production companies, writers of books, screenplays and theatrical scripts, computer games programmers, musicians, photographers and designers, media publishers and distributors, and individual talent.

Dispute Resolution

Our litigation team has considerable expertise not only in managing successful outcomes to commercial ddisputes but also advising businesses on how to avoid disputes in the first place. The firm advises on contract, tort, reputation management, regulatory matters and IP/rights protection.


From the drafting of employment and service contracts, to the preparation and implementation of company policies and procedures in line with current legislation. We advise on all areas of employment matters for our business clients.

Reputation Management

The Reputation Management team provides assistance to a range of business brands and individuals, either with established or developing reputations, advising on how best to safeguard those valuable reputations and what to do when they are at risk.

Data Protection

It is more important than ever for businesses to focus on data protection compliance. We provide extensive and specialised advice to help businesses understand their obligations under data protection law.

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Forde Campbell LLC,
1-3 Lombard Street, Belfast
Northern Ireland, BT1 1RB

02890 897610
9am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday