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Chambers & Partners

The work we do:

Old Square has an established reputation within this area and clients turn to us for specialist advice in employment and discrimination issues, contract disputes and restraint clauses, trading standards and civil liberties. We were instructed by the National Union of Journalists to represent them at the Levison Inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press as well as at subsequent judicial review proceedings.

Our team offer specialist advice for claimants and defendants covering a comprehensive range of areas, including data protection, regulatory and restraint of trade.

Areas we cover include:

  • Employment
  • Discrimination (including goods and services)
  • Personal injury
  • Contractual disputes
  • Data protection
  • Restraint of trade
  • Freedom of information
  • Reputation management
  • Business protection
  • Industrial relations
  • Product liability
  • Health & Safety

Who we act for:

We are regularly instructed by clients within the media and entertainment industries to advise on a wide range of issues in this diverse sector, including contractual disputes, for performers, venues and associated companies. We are instructed by large media and broadcasting corporations as well as their employees in complex multi-handed employment issues. We have advised on defamation issues relating to posts on social media for internet forums and individuals and are often instructed on reputation management issues.

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Key contacts

William Meade

Senior Clerk
William Meade 020 7269 0360 Email

Graham Smith

Deputy Senior Clerk
Graham Smith 020 7269 0357 Email
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Out of hours

William Meade (Senior Clerk)

07970 649 755

or

Graham Smith (Deputy Senior Clerk)

07795 023 532