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Harbottle & Lewis LLP

UK 2022
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Managing Partner: Glen Atchison

Senior Partner: Gerrard Tyrrell

Number of Partners: 42

Number of Associates: 34

Number of Senior Associates: 23

Number of other Lawyers: 6

CONTACTS 

Advertising & Marketing: Michael Lister and Sacha Wilson

Broadcasting: Sacha Wilson

Charity & Philanthropy: Colin Howes and David Scott

Commercial Property: Leo Marino

Corporate & Commercial: Colin Howes and Charles Leveque

Corporate Finance: Tim Parker

Corporate Recovery & Insolvency: Rhys Llewellyn

Data Protection: Sacha Wilson

Dispute Resolution: Louis Castellani, Matthew Leverton and Sandi Simons

E-commerce & New Media: Sacha Wilson

Employment: Marian Derham, Yvonne Gallagher and Howard Hymanson

Family: Catherine Bedford, Mark Irving and Nick Westley

Fashion: Melanie Benson and Sandi Simons

Film & TV: Jonathan Berger and Sarah Lazarides

Immigration: Sarah Gogan

Intellectual Property: Kostyantyn Lobov, Shireen Peermohamed and Andrew Terry

Interactive Entertainment: Kostyantyn Lobov and Mark Phillips

Media Finance: Abigail Payne and Charles Leveque

Music: Kieran Jay

Personal Injury: Daniel Marks

Private Capital: David Scott

Private Wealth: Glen Atchison, Jonathan Burt, Zoë Camp, Siena Gold, Sofie Hoffman, Marianne Kafena, Chris Moorcroft and Marcus Parker

Publishing: Shireen Peermohamed

Reputation Management: John Kelly and Gerrard Tyrrell

Residential Property: Melanie Benson

Restructuring & Insolvency: Matthew Leverton

Retail: Melanie Benson

Sponsorship: Michael Lister and Bob Mitchell

Sport: Michael Lister and Bob Mitchell

Tax: Gary Ashford

Technology: Sacha Wilson

Theatre & Performing Arts: Neil Adleman

Venture Capital: Tony Littner

THE FIRM Harbottle & Lewis is a leading UK-based law firm focused 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.

Whilst known for their stand-out expertise in the technology, media and entertainment sectors, the firm's capabilities spread far wider than this advising for some of the most creative, talented and successful people, businesses and corporates, across all of their legal needs. Whether 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.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Harbottle & Lewis provides a full service across corporate, commercial, employment, family, finance, intellectual property, litigation, private wealth, immigration, 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: 

  • Advising Universal Pictures on Jurassic World, the first UK production to restart after Covid pandemic restrictions.
  • Advising Stormzy on his recent exclusive recording agreement, via his #Merky imprint, with Universal Music - one of the most lucrative artist deals signed in the music industry in 2020.
  • Advised the Ozone Project, which is a cutting edge digital advertising platform owned by the major news publishers, including the Guardian, News UK and the Telegraph.
  • Advising members of the Royal Household in relation to reputational and privacy issues.

Other Recent Highlights Include: 

  • Advising Diageo on its new global agency media buying services agreement with the Omnicom Group.
  • Advising leading games publisher Take-Two Interactive on its US$1 billion bid for Codemasters.
  • Acting as trusted advisors to Amazon Studios across its scripted and unscripted slate of projects.
  • Advising several sporting organisations including Team England Player Partnership (England Cricketers), Queens Club a number of top footballers and major sponsors on a range of matters.

The firm continues to act for high-net-worth individuals and public figures on all aspects of their personal and financial affairs. The firm has advised a number of clients on sensitive employment matters; on the sale and purchase of multi-million pound residential properties; on effective tax structuring of new and existing businesses for entrepreneurs; and on the administration of significant UK trusts and estates.

Harbottle & Lewis LLP rankings

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London (Firms)
Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
3
Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Colin Howes
3
Colin Howes
3
Band 3
Employment: Employer
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Yvonne Gallagher
4
Yvonne Gallagher
4
Band 4
Employment: Senior Executive
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Employment: Senior Executive
3
Employment: Senior Executive
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Howard Hymanson
2
Howard Hymanson
2
Band 2
Marian Derham
4
Marian Derham
4
Band 4
Poppy Lucas
Poppy Lucas
Associates to watch
Family/Matrimonial
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Family/Matrimonial
4
Family/Matrimonial
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Catherine Bedford
2
Catherine Bedford
2
Band 2
Nicholas Westley
4
Nicholas Westley
4
Band 4
Mark Irving
U
Mark Irving
U
Up and Coming
Information Technology
1 Department
Department
Information Technology
4
Information Technology
4
Band 4
Intellectual Property
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Intellectual Property
5
Intellectual Property
5
Band 5
Lawyers
Shireen Peermohamed
3
Shireen Peermohamed
3
Band 3
Real Estate: Mainly Mid-Market
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Melanie Benson
3
Melanie Benson
3
Band 3
UK-wide
Defamation/Reputation Management
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Defamation/Reputation Management
1
Defamation/Reputation Management
1
Band 1
Lawyers
Gerrard Tyrrell
Gerrard Tyrrell
Star Individuals
John Kelly
1
John Kelly
1
Band 1
Louise Prince
Louise Prince
Star Associates
Amy Bradbury
Amy Bradbury
Associates to watch
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