Lawyer profile for UK 2022
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Defamation/Reputation Management - UK-wide
Media & Entertainment: Music: Contentious - UK-wide
"Mike is particularly approachable and reasonable, and knows what he is doing."
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Mike is a partner in the Dispute Resolution team and also heads up the firm’s Reputation Protection Group.
He joined Lee & Thompson in 1998 and has played a major role in creating the firm’s reputation for quality dispute resolution, handling the full range of copyright and contractual disputes for clients within the industries of music, film, television and sport, and ranging from artists and actors to record labels and production companies.
Much of his work involves protecting the reputation of some of the firm’s highest profile clients. Various battles with the press have been fought and won for well-known names, such as One Direction and its members, Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne, Frankie Boyle, Paul Hollywood, Christopher Eccleston and Charlotte Church. He has also acted for a number of prominent figures in industry, politics and royalty.
These attributes have been reflected in a number of high profile claims Mike has successfully brought a number of high profile, reported claims for clients.
Also fully immersed in the film and television world, Mike has a significant copyright and defamation clearance practice acting for producer clients on major feature films and television productions.