Rob Eakins

Job Title: Trainee Solicitor

Location: Manchester

Trainee Solicitors

Rob joined JMW in January 2016 as a paralegal in the Commercial Litigation department.

Rob has a long-standing interest in commercial law, Intellectual Property and entertainment. Soon after joining the firm he assisted in the negotiation of a music recording contract for a national TV personality.

Rob previously worked as a business adviser, mainly advising creative industries start-up entrepreneurs. He also achieved an MA (Music Industry Studies) from the University of Liverpool, after which he ran a grass roots record label working with musicians from the Merseyside area.

Since deciding to change careers, Rob completed his LPC with Distinction at BPP in Liverpool. He started his training contract at JMW in September 2016 in the Corporate department, where he assisted with a range of corporate matters and dealt with various commercial agreements including distribution agreements, trade mark licences, and terms relating to a client’s appearance on a TV dating show. Rob has since spent six months in the Wills and Probate team and is currently enjoying a seat in the Business Crime department.

Rob is a wine enthusiast, keen runner and fan of NCIS.

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