How To Navigate Non-Disclosure Agreements

Wednesday 1 March, 1:00pm – 2.00pm
Learn the fundamentals of NDAs and how to use them.

About this event

For startups, it can be challenging to know how to keep your intellectual property safe while growing your business. Non-Disclosure Agreements are a legal contract that establishes confidentiality between two parties during discussions about commercially sensitive information. Sam Wolfe Murray from Ropes & Gray will be sharing his knowledge and expertise on NDA’s.


This session will focus on:

  • The purpose of NDAs
  • Minimum requirements of an NDA
  • Explanation of key terms
  • Common points for negotiation

About the speaker

Sam Wolfe Murray joined Ropes & Gray in 2021 as an associate. His practice focuses on private equity transactions, including leveraged buyouts, growth equity, and minority investments. Prior to Ropes & Gray, Sam was an associate in the private equity practice of another international law firm, and spent 6 months on secondment at Cinven. In addition to his corporate law experience, Sam spent a significant period of his training contract in intellectual property and commercial practice areas.

Sam has non-legal experience in science, technology and investment that brings an additional perspective to his practice. Prior to reading Jurisprudence at the University of Oxford, Sam studied Chemistry at the University of Sydney. Between studying at Sydney and Oxford, Sam worked with family offices on early stage investments.

 This event will be held virtually on Zoom. Meeting details will be sent in your confirmation email when you book a ticket.

This activity will support your progress towards the Imperial Award.

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