By: 18 June 2024
Blacks Solicitors promotes IP expert Pete Konieczko-Hansom

Blacks Solicitors has announced the promotion of Pete Konieczko-Hansom to legal director and head of the commercial and intellectual property (IP) team.

Pete began his career with Blacks Solicitors in 2016 when he joined as an assistant solicitor, before advancing to the position of associate solicitor in 2018. After acquiring valuable experience working for various firms across West and East Yorkshire, as well as holding a significant role with the Government Legal Department in London, Pete returned to Blacks in 2022 as a senior associate solicitor.

Commenting on his promotion, Pete said: “I am honoured to step into this role and lead such a talented team. Blacks have always been a place where professional growth is encouraged and supported. I look forward to continuing to work with our clients, providing the high level of service they expect and deserve.”

Pete Bott, head of music law at Blacks, commented: “I am delighted by the recognition being shown to Pete by his promotion. I have enjoyed working alongside him when he has supported the music team by helping our clients, such as Bring Me The Horizon and Hybrid Minds, with trademark registrations and other IP support.”

Chris Allen, managing partner at Blacks, commented on Pete’s promotion: “We are delighted to announce Pete’s promotion. This advancement is a testament to his unwavering commitment and expertise in commercial and IP law. At Blacks, we pride ourselves on nurturing and developing legal talent, and Pete’s growth reflects this dedication. His promotion underscores our commitment to supporting some of the best legal professionals in the UK and I am pleased to see Pete progress into this well deserved role”.


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Emma Cockings
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