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Harbottle & Lewis LLP

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Managing Partner: Glen Atchison
Senior Partner: Gerrard Tyrrell
Number of partners: 38
Number of associates: 38
Number of senior associates: 20
Number of other lawyers: 6

Contacts:
Advertising & Marketing:
Michael Lister, Andy Millmore Sacha Wilson
Broadcasting:
Sacha Wilson
Charity & Philanthropy: Colin Howes, David Scott
Commercial Property: Lee Greaves, Leo Marino
Corporate & Commercial: Colin Howes
Corporate Finance: Tim Parker
Corporate Recovery & Insolvency: Rhys Llewellyn
Data Protection: Daniel Tozer, Sacha Wilson
Dispute Resolution: Matthew Leverton, Sandi Simons
Employment: Marian Derham, Yvonne Gallagher, Howard Hymanson
Family: Catherine Bedford, Mark Irving, Nick Westley
Fashion: Sandi Simons
Film & TV: Jonathan Berger, Sarah Lazarides
Intellectual Property: Kostyantyn Lobov, Shireen Peermohamed
Interactive Entertainment: Alan Moss, Mark Phillips
Media Finance: Alan Moss, Abigail Payne
Music: Kieran Jay
Personal Injury: Daniel Marks
Private Capital: David Scott
Private Wealth: Glen Atchison, Jonathan Burt, Sofie Hoffman, Marianne Kafena, Chris Moorcroft
Publishing: Shireen Peermohamed
Reputation Management: John Kelly, Gerrard Tyrrell
Residential Property: Melanie Benson
Retail: Melanie Benson
Sponsorship: Michael Lister, Bob Mitchell
Sport: Michael Lister, Bob Mitchell
Tax: Gary Ashford
Technology: Daniel Tozer, Sacha Wilson
Theatre & Performing Arts: Neil Adleman
Venture Capital: Tony Littner

THE FIRM
Harbottle & Lewis is a leading UK-based law firm focussed on the technology, media and entertainment (TME) and private client sectors. Clients range from start-ups to multinational companies, from household names to private individuals and their family offices. For more than 60 years, Harbottle & Lewis has acted for some of the most creative, talented and successful people, businesses and corporates, across all of their legal needs.

Harbottle & Lewis is well known for its stand-out expertise in the TME sectors. This sector knowledge is very much in the DNA of the firm. Harbottle & Lewis’ capabilities has expanded to support its clients outside these sectors. Whether lawyers are talking about wealth, relationships or information, the firm’s private capital expertise enables its lawyers to support clients, as well as to help them successfully develop, grow and protect their assets.

Harbottle & Lewis clients benefit from strong legal expertise delivered with industry insight and a commercial approach. Their deep client relationships are built on mutual trust and understanding. The firm’s legal and tax professionals take the time to understand clients and their businesses to ensure the advice they provide is specific, effective and business ready.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Harbottle & Lewis provides a full service across corporate, commercial, employment, family, finance, intellectual property, litigation, private wealth, property and tax law. The firm also advises on regulatory matters and the legal issues faced by organisations and individuals in the media spotlight, such as defamation, information protection, privacy and image rights.

Recent Work Highlights:
■ Acting for Queen Productions Limited, which owns the IP to the works and archive of world-renowned band Queen
■ Acted as production counsel on Rebecca , Netflix’s first feature film shot in the UK
■ Advised David Beckham on the negotiation of a number of significant commercial agreements
■ Advised the UK’s National Olympic Committee, the British Olympic Association, on the acquisition of its new headquarters

Other Recent Highlights Include:
■ Advised Harrods Limited in relation to multiple employment law issues
■ Advised Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays on all aspects of their data protection compliance activities
■ Advising members of the Royal Household in relation to reputational and privacy issues
■ Advised the National Theatre on the successful West End transfer of The Lehman Trilogy and subsequent Broadway transfer
■ Provided a range of Corporate M&A, Information Technology and Venture Capital advice to technology innovator and leading UK workplace pensions provider, Smart Pension