Main areas of practice are libel, privacy, intellectual property and commercial litigation. Clients from business, politics and the entertainment industry, including film, TV, fashion, music and brand owners.
Qualified 1985. Lecturer in law, University of Bristol 1985-86. Carter-Ruck 1986-88. Mishcon de Reya 1988-2006 (partner 1990-98). Founder and director of Living Health TV 1998-2004. Founded Gallant Maxwell in 2006. Former member of Independent Television Commission Advertising Advisory Committee and Committee of Advertising Practice.
Joint author 'Media Law: A Practical Guide to Managing Publication Risks' (Sweet & Maxwell). Advisory Board Bloomsbury Professional's 'Communications Law'.
Born 18 January 1960. Attended Cardiff University and Trinity Hall, Cambridge (LLM, 1st class honours).