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Lindsey Canning


Lindsey is the counsel who heads up our US IP/IT practice and is based in our New York office.



Intellectual property and information technology


Lindsey has extensive experience advising on intellectual property and technology matters in the context of M&A transactions and IPOs across different industry sectors. She also acts frequently on both the customer and supply side on a wide range of commercial agreements, both in relation to business separations and on a stand-alone basis.

Recent deals/Highlights


Her recent experience includes advising:

A Chinese purchaser on its acquisition of a global premium car manufacturer;

On a suite of major systems development and integration projects on behalf of a leading UK bank;

On various business process and investment operations outsourcings;

On a number of long-term franchising and service arrangements in connection with major transactions in the leisure and travel sectors;

A leading luxury goods company on establishing a joint venture with a local partner in Hong Kong and the PRC; and 

On the development and operation agreement for a theme park and the related licensing arrangements.

Career to date

Counsel, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2010-present

Senior Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2005-2010 

Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 2000-2005

Qualifications and education

Solicitor, England and Wales, 2000

University of Bristol, Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 2002 - 2003

College of Law, Guildford, LPC, 1996 - 1997

Birmingham University, LLB (Hons) Law with French, 1992 - 1996



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  • 601 Lexington Avenue
  • 31st Floor
  • New York, NY
  • 10022
  • T +1 212 277 4000
  • F +1 212 277 4001

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    T +1 212 277 4051
    F +1 646 521 5651

  • lindsey.canning@freshfields.com
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