Managing Partner: Nigel Mason
Senior Partner: Joseph Holder
Number of partners: 15
Total number of fee-earners: 65
Total staff: 98
Banking & Finance: Aselle Djumabaeva-Wood
Corporate: Daniel Bellau
Commercial & IP: Matthew Pryke
Dispute Resolution: Amanda Burge
Media: Chris Hutchings
Real Estate: Mark Hurst
Real Estate Disputes: Kate Andrews
Reputation Management: Chris Hutchings
Sport: Matthew Pryke
THE FIRM Hamlins is a commercial law firm renowned for its industry expertise, entrepreneurial approach, and quality lawyers who are recognised leaders in their fields. Operating across multiple sectors, the firm has deep market knowledge of the media, digital, real estate, retail and fashion, sport, hospitality and leisure industries. It provides the full array of legal services to a broad range of clients, from large institutions and corporates to SMEs and entrepreneurs.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Banking & Finance: Advises senior and mezzanine lenders and borrowers on financing transactions, with particular expertise in real estate finance.
Corporate: Provides a broad spectrum of corporate services, including M&A, corporate finance, equity capital markets, joint ventures, debt finance and commercial agreements.
Commercial: Advises on general commercial contracts, technology contracts (licensing and development), distribution arrangements, franchising and outsourcing.
Dispute Resolution: Advises on all manner of commercial disputes, including professional negligence, insolvency, insurance, construction and real estate disputes.
Institutional Lender Services: Hamlins has over 20 years’ experience and an unparalleled reputation advising major lenders on litigation matters. Services include repossessions, sale of property in possession, defended actions, negligence actions and shortfall actions.
Intellectual Property: Advises on contentious and non-contentious work including copyright, trademarks and cross-border anti-piracy matters. Non-contentious expertise includes licensing, franchising and IP structuring.
Media & Entertainment: Internationally recognised in relation to media contracts, rights acquisition and protection, digital media law, production, publishing and recording.
Real Estate: Acts on investment, development and construction matters for investors to end-users, including property companies, funds, banks, entrepreneurs, retailers and restaurants. It has expertise in all aspects of real estate disputes and real estate finance.
Reputation Management: The well versed team advises on all defamation, reputation and privacy matters and have a leading expertise in phone hacking claims.