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Bates Wells

Media & Entertainment

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What the team is known for

Renowned advertising regulatory practice, acting for the ASA and other UK regulatory bodies. Also provides commercial advice and litigation services to charities, cultural organisations and global brand owners. Extensive knowledge of prize draws and promotions, database issues and direct marketing.

Strengths

Clients note that the lawyers are "extremely personable, supportive and willing to go the extra mile to sort out tricky issues."

Sources say:"They are good at categorising the nature of the problem without jumping to conclusions, coming up with a range of options and selecting a well-diagnosed solution."

Interviewees remark on the team's"very clear, concise, unflustered and reassuring" approach.

Work highlights

Represented Shakespeare's Globe in strategic contractual and structuring issues.

Notable practitioners

Rupert Earle leads the firm's media litigation department. He is litigator of choice to the ASA, and also frequently advises its sister body, the Committee of Advertising Practice, on policy, regulatory and compliance matters.
"Rupert Earle has a deep understanding of the issues and is very pragmatic.""He is clever, strategic and works hard."

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Media & Entertainment

Bates Wells

firm
Location

10 Queen Street Place

London

Greater London

UK

EC4R 1BE

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing


Rupert Earle
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