Strong Rankings for L&T in Legal 500 2022

21st October 2021

Lee & Thompson is proud to have received the following independent recognition in the Legal 500 2022 UK directory:


  • The firm entered the Legal 500’s Intellectual Property category and received individual lawyer rankings in this area for partners Dominic Bray, Mark Stafford, Gordon Williams and Julian Ward.
  • Andy Florence in our Digital & Technology team joined Carrie Finlay and Marek George (in our Film & TV team) as ‘Rising Stars’ for Media & Entertainment
  • Tim Fowler and Leo Dawkins were ranked as Next Generation Partners for the first time, along with Lizzie Payne-James and Antony Swiatek.
  • We continue to hold our ranking in the Art & Cultural Property category along with partner, Sarah Barker, in this category.
  • We also feature in Reputation Management for which we were ranked in Tier 3 this year
  • We are ranked in the top tier again for Media & Entertainment (which includes Media Finance)


We are delighted that the following team members have been ranked across four sections:


Private Client – Art & Cultural Property (Tier 4)

  • Sarah Barker

Risk advisory – Reputation management (Tier 3)

  • Mike Brookes (Leading Individual)
  • Leo Dawkins

TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance) (Tier 1)

  • Andy Florence (Rising Star)
  • Antony Swiatek (Next Generation Partner)
  • Carrie Finlay (Rising Star)
  • Christos Michaels
  • Dominic Bray
  • Gordon Williams
  • Huw Morris
  • Julian Ward
  • Lawrence Engel (Leading Individual)
  • Lee Stone
  • Lizzie Payne-James (Next Generation Partner)
  • Marek George (Rising Star)
  • Martyn Bailey
  • Nicki Parfitt (Leading Individual)
  • Reno Antoniades (Hall of Fame)
  • Richard Lever
  • Sam Tatton-Brown (Leading Individual)
  • Tim Fowler (Next Generation Partner)

TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual Property (Trademarks Copyright & Design) (Tier 5)

  • Dominic Bray
  • Mark Stafford
  • Julian Ward
  • Gordon Williams



To view the rankings in full, including what was said about the firm and many of our ranked lawyers, check out Lee & Thompson’s profile on the Legal 500 website.