• I am a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in reputation management claims, (including defamation, harassment and privacy claims) and intellectual property disputes (including trade mark, copyright and design right infringement claims, breach of confidence claims and domain name disputes). I also have substantial experience in a wide range of commercial and contractual disputes including claims involving parties based outside the jurisdiction and multi-party disputes. I have acted for clients in applications for urgent injunctive relief including search orders.

    I advise a variety of national and international organisations in a range of markets and I work with clients in the public, private and third sectors. My aim is always to resolve disputes in a way that ensures the solution reached is pragmatic, commercial and cost-effective, and the client's goals are achieved.

    I have successfully concluded claims through negotiated settlement, mediation, summary judgment and at trial.
     

  • Defamation on the web

    11/04/2011

    In these times of austerity, many public bodies are making very difficult decisions which impact on staff and service users. The...

    Whose copyright is it anyway?

    07/03/2011

    Whenever your organisation puts together a new report, training DVD, glossy brochure or a website, the artistic, written and music...

    Let the music pay

    25/02/2011

    Arecent amendment to the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 means that not-for-profit organisations, including charities,...

    Artist’s Resale Right

    07/08/2008

    When Lucian Freud’s 1995 portrait Benefits Supervisor Sleeping was soldat auction in May this year by Christie’s in New York for...

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