Rahim Hirji, Trainee Solicitor
Rahim is a trainee solicitor in the first year of his training contract.
Rahim is currently in the first year of a two-year training contract, during which trainees experience a range of practice areas prior to qualification. Rahim currently sits in the Intellectual Property team.
Prior to joining the firm, Rahim gained paralegal experience in construction law and at a national television broadcaster.
Jonathan McDonald and Rahim Hirji write for LawInSport on the relationship between data protection and referee reports in English football
Is data in reports submitted by referees to the Football Association subject to the General Data Protection Regulation?
£300million support package announced for English sports – but some miss out
Influencer Agreements: Six points that a business should consider
Due to the commercial power that influencers have over their followers, businesses are increasingly looking to secure their services.
Pizza Hut chain is rescued in deal that saves 90% of business
IP in a Pod: Designs and design rights - part 2 (UK rights)
The second part of our two-part episode on designs and design rights.
IP in a Pod: Designs and design rights – part 1 (EU rights)
David, Pete and Rahim discuss registered and unregistered design rights in the European Union.
US Court 'swipes left' on dating app dispute
Sky v Skykick: A sigh of relief for trade mark owners?
Charlotte and Rahim look at the recent decision in the Sky v Skykick case that should be good news for businesses who own trade marks.
IP in a Pod: The ownership of content created at home - part 2
In this episode we discuss the use of third party content and infringement of third party rights.
IP in a Pod: The ownership of content created at home - part 1
Are you using the lockdown to create online content at home? Here's some key points to consider.
Coronavirus: The Premier League v the Broadcasters – a clash of titans?
Rahim considers the legal dispute that may arise between the Premier League, its clubs and its broadcasters if the season is not completed.
IP in a Pod: What impact has COVID-19 had on the world of IP?
Our team explore how COVID-19 has impacted IP.
Directors’ duties from beyond the corporate grave