Lewis Silkin LLP

Brinsley Dresden

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Practice Areas

Partner, specialising in advertising law. Regulatory advice: Defending complex Advertising Standards Authority investigations and on using the ASA to challenge competitor advertising. Obtaining approval from Clearcast for television commercials. Advertising issues with the Competition and Markets Authority, Ofcom, CAP and other regulators. Commercial Advice: drafting and negotiating wide range of advertising related contracts, including client/ agency agreements, and contracts with celebrities and influencers. Content Advice: advising on risk management in advertising and sales promotions in the UK and abroad, and issues such as environmental claims, parodies, and social media campaigns. Advising on advertising related disputes. The only lawyer in Campaign's A-List of the 500 most influential people in the UK's advertising industry.


University of Bristol (LLB Hons); King's College London (LLM); qualified 1991; Joined Lewis Silkin 1996 became Partner in 1999.

Professional Memberships

Sole UK member and Global Treasurer & Secretary of the Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance; Advertising Law Group.


Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance books, including the Global Advertising Law and Regulation Book, and specialist books on subjects such as Data & Privacy and Social Media.