Christopher Hutchings featured as lawyer of the week in Law Society Gazette

Media partner Christopher Hutchings has been featured as lawyer of the week in Law Society Gazette on 5th March 2018 in light of his recent win in a landmark case against Channel 5. The case for invasion of privacy on... Read more

Landmark win in the High Court against Channel 5 for invasion of privacy on the TV show ‘Can’t Pay We’ll Take It Away’

Our media team has won a landmark case against Channel 5 for the TV programme Can’t Pay We’ll Take It Away, which went to a full Trial in the High Court earlier this month. The case: Channel 5, who broadcast... Read more

Hamlins nominated for the Music Week Awards 2018

The Hamlins media team have recently been nominated for a Music Week award for the second year running. The competition was tough with a record number of entries this year but Hamlins are nominated in the ‘Law Firm of the... Read more

Hamlins successfully settle News Group Newspaper trial claims

Our media team  have successfully settled the case for our client Jim Moir (Vic Reeves) who is one of the four claimants  whose phone hacking trial was due to start today against News Group Newspapers, the publishers of  The Sun. ... Read more

Can’t Pay We’ll Take it Away: Hamlins first to bring privacy claim against Channel 5’s TV programme

Reality TV makers set to be under greater scrutiny regarding invasion of privacy as landmark case set for Trial in High Court in London A landmark case, which will ultimately determine the rights and freedom of reality TV makers in the... Read more

Bitcoins: what is the investment approach to a token sale?

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Hamlins advise Shawbrook Bank on £22.4m loan to private landlord Desiman Ltd

Hamlins acted as finance counsel to Shawbrook Bank on a £22.4m loan to private landlord Desiman Ltd for a large residential portfolio in South-East London. Hamllins investigated and reported on title to the properties, advised on the loan and security... Read more

Triumph for Hamlins’ Defamation Team as Nigel Farage retracts false political smear against Hope not Hate

Good News! Nigel Farage formally withdrew his false claims against Hope not Hate, the anti-extremism pressure group.  He acknowledged that Hope not Hate does not tolerate or pursue violent or undemocratic behaviour and he would not repeat the claim or let anyone... Read more

Do you own your digital footprint? Asks commercial IP partner Matthew Pryke

The importance and value of a strong and developed digital footprint is widely recognised as a key business asset. However often businesses fail to ensure the legal rights associated with this important element of business’ brand identity is secured and... Read more

Hire of Simon Gallant brings further boost for Hamlins’ Media and Entertainment Practice

London law firm Hamlins announced that Simon Gallant – a prominent media law specialist has joined the firm as a Consultant. Simon has more than 30 years’ expertise in the field of defamation, privacy and reputation management law and was... Read more