Georgia Powell

Georgia Powell

Georgia Powell
+44 (0)1223 738808

Georgia Powell is an associate in Goodwin’s Technology and Life Sciences group. Dr. Powell has experience in advising on a range of non-contentious intellectual property and commercial matters, with a focus on the life sciences, technology and healthcare sectors. She works on transactions including licences, collaborations, distribution, manufacturing and R&D projects, as well as regulatory matters, early- stage contract disputes, and commercial and IP aspects of M&A transactions.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2019, Dr. Powell was a senior associate at Taylor Wessing LLP.


  • Advised SynAffix and its selling shareholders on its sale to Lonza. Under the terms of the sale and purchase agreement, Lonza have paid Synaffix’s shareholders an upfront payment of €100 million, with the potential for shareholders to receive an additional payment of up to €60 million contingent on financial performance



PGDip in IP Law and Practice2014

Oxford University

Graduate Diploma in Law2010

BPP Law School

Legal Practice Course2009

BPP Law School

PhDMolecular Genetics2009

King's College London


King's College London

BA (Honours)Philosophy2003

Cambridge University



  • Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Recognition & Awards

  • Dr. Powell was recognised by Chambers UK 2022 and 2023 as an Associate to Watch in the Intellectual Property East Anglia category. Clients cite her as an “excellent and hard-working team member”
  • Dr. Powell was recognised by Legal 500 2020, 2021, and 2023 as a Rising Star in the Intellectual Property in Cambridge category. Client testimonials highlighted her ability in providing “reliable, solid advice”