Frances Dowling

Formalities & Paralegal Manager

Fran joined Greaves Brewster in September 2019.  She is a CIPA and CITMA qualified IP administrator and has over 10 years’ experience within IP formalities and administration.  She also holds a Level 3 Certificate in Management from the Chartered Management Institute. In addition to her IP skills and knowledge, Fran has substantial experience in training and HR and in customer facing roles. She particularly enjoys delivering support and training to colleagues, whilst also providing excellent service to our clients.

Fran has a wide range of interests. Before getting into IP and management, her roles have been varied, including working front of house at The Bristol Hippodrome in Pantomime season and attending Art College for a year straight from school.

Outside of work, Fran likes volunteer work including working at local animal shelters and taking part in environmental beach cleans. Other interests include psychology, keeping fit, health and wellbeing (especially pro-active mental wellness) goal setting, healthy eating, space science and art, with a strong interest in sculpture.