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Harbottle & Lewis LLP

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Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Harbottle & Lewis LLP

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Firm Details: 

Managing Partner: Charles Leveque

Senior Partner: Gerrard Tyrrell

Number of partners: 45

Number of associates: 51

Number of senior associates: 27

Number of other lawyers: 6

Contacts: 

Advertising & Marketing: Michael Lister, 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: Kostyantyn Lobov, Mark Phillips

Media Finance: Abigail Payne

Music: Kieran Jay

Personal Injury: Daniel Marks

Private Capital: David Scott

Private Wealth: 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

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London (Firms)
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
3
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
3
Band 3
Employment: Employer
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Yvonne Gallagher
3
Yvonne Gallagher
3
Band 3
Employment: Employer: High Court Litigation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Howard Hymanson
Howard Hymanson
Spotlight
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 Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
2
Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Catherine Bedford
1
Catherine Bedford
1
Band 1
Nicholas Westley
3
Nicholas Westley
3
Band 3
Mark Irving
4
Mark Irving
4
Band 4
Information Technology & Outsourcing
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Information Technology & Outsourcing
4
Information Technology & Outsourcing
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Emma Wright
6
Emma Wright
6
Band 6
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
Intellectual Property: Law Firms With Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
1 Department
Department
Intellectual Property: Law Firms With Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
Intellectual Property: Law Firms With Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys
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Real Estate: £10-50 million
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Melanie Benson
2
Melanie Benson
2
Band 2
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
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