Rhys ap Gwent


+44 (0)7498 309 067
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Rhys joined Acuity in September 2019, joining the commercial team in Cardiff. Rhys qualified as a solicitor in 2017 specialising in commercial contracts.


  • Rhys specialises in all aspects of commercial contract drafting, working with a variety of different clients ranging from start-ups and spin-outs, to SMEs, and multinational corporations.
  • Rhys assists companies in ensuring that all their commercial contracts secure the company’s position, eliminating all avoidable risks and exposure to liability.
  • Given that intellectual property can represent a significant proportion of a company’s value, Rhys takes a particular interest in the contractual protection of intellectual property, through documents such as license agreements, assignments, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Another of Rhys’s special interests is assisting clients with ensuring that their commercial contracts comply with all current data protection legislation.
  • Rhys is a Welsh speaker.
  • Advised on a collaboration between a number or academic institution and research organisations
  • Advised a medical software companies with implementing a suite a commercial contracts and documents.
  • Advised a medical device company on reseller and distribution arrangements.
  • Advised a number of digital currency platforms and wallets on matters including intellectual property protection, data protection and terms of business
  • Advised a number of innovative and disruptive mobile application start-ups on the commercial considerations proper to launching