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HGF continues to grow across Europe with office relocation and expansion in the Island of Ireland

February 2023

HGF are pleased to announce its office relocation in Dublin and the opening of a new office in Belfast.

Both offices opened their doors on Wednesday 1st February to accommodate new growth within the business.

The move is part of a strategic business plan, as HGF Dublin relocate to Ireland’s largest global entrepreneurial superhub, the Guinness Enterprise Centre. This will encourage new business opportunities, while continuing to build a strong sense of community and innovation at HGF.

The offices will be led by Partner and Patent Attorney Craig Thomson. In Dublin, Craig’s leadership of the team will be supported by Patent Director Marie Walsh.

Craig comments: “We are delighted to move our team in Dublin to work alongside the vibrant Health Cluster at the Guinness Enterprise Centre, where our values align well with the teamwork and innovation energy of the GEC.  As always, our aim is to create real impact for our clients through our team’s focus on providing commercially relevant and integrated intellectual property advice.”

The announcement comes with news of a new office opening in Belfast. The new hub will be part of the dynamic workspace, Catalyst, in the Titanic Quarter on Queens Road.

Craig comments: “We are delighted to be moving our established Belfast-based team into the Catalyst in the Titanic quarter, and creating this as a hub for supporting our clients both in Belfast and across Northern Ireland.”

If you have any queries please contact [email protected]

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