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Martyn Bailey

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Martyn is a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to joining Lee & Thompson in 2016, Martyn spent ten years as a partner at Forbes Anderson Free, […]

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James Baker

Head of Employment

  James is a partner and head of Lee & Thompson’s Employment team.  He has over 20 years’ experience as an employment lawyer, most recently heading up the Employment team […]

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Mike Brookes

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Mike is a partner at Lee & Thompson and head of the firm’s Reputation Protection Group. He is also a key member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He […]

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Lawrence Engel

Head of Music

Lawrence is a partner at Lee & Thompson and heads the firm’s highly regarded Music Group. He started his career in 1994 and joined Lee & Thompson in 2009 having […]

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Will Everitt

Partner, Music

Will is a partner in the firm’s Music Group having specialised in media and entertainment law since qualification and is a named lawyer in the Legal 500. Will’s music clients […]

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Tim Fowler

Partner, Music

  Tim is a Partner in the firm’s Music Group. Named as a “Rising Star” in the 2020/21 edition of The Legal 500, Tim is highly regarded by clients for […]

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Efrat Gordon

Associate, Employment

  Efrat is an Associate in the firm’s Employment team.  She advises on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including: Drafting and negotiating service agreements, employment agreements, consultancy […]

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Robert Lee

Consultant

Robert Lee co-founded Lee & Thompson in 1983. Since he qualified in 1972 he has been pre-eminent in his chosen field. The opening lyrics of Roxy Music’s 1972 debut single […]

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Michael Lucas

Associate, Music

  Michael is a solicitor in our award-winning Music team where he assists clients ranging from producers and recording artists to rights companies. Michael read Law at King’s College London […]

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Liv Lyons

Senior Associate, Music

  Liv Lyons is a Senior Associate in the Music team. Liv joined Lee & Thompson in 2019 from Simons Muirhead & Burton where she advised an established client roster […]

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Amanda McDowall

Legal Director, Dispute Resolution

    Amanda is a Legal Director in the Dispute Resolution team specialising in intellectual property, particularly in relation to brands. A Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, Solicitor and New York […]

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Lizzie Payne-James

Partner, Music

  Lizzie is a Partner in Lee & Thompson’s Music Group. Lizzie joined Lee & Thompson in June 2015 and represents a diverse range of clients from producers and rights […]

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Lucy Pether

Associate, Dispute Resolution

  Lucy is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team.  Lucy joined Lee & Thompson as a paralegal in September 2016.  During Lucy’s training contract, she completed a six-month secondment […]

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James Rushton

Associate, Music

James joined Lee & Thompson in 2021 and is an associate in our award-winning Music team where he assists clients across the industry, from music producers and recording artists to […]

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Mark Stafford

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Mark is a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution, Brand Protection and Digital & Technology Groups. He joined Lee & Thompson in 2006 and handles all types of contentious […]

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Andrew Thompson

Consultant

Andrew is one of the Lee & Thompson’s founding partners and today is a consultant. Since he qualified as a solicitor in 1978, his work has always focused on media […]

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Martin Tynan

Associate, Employment

  Martin is an Associate in our Employment team and advises across the creative sectors on a broad range of employment law matters.  Martin offers general HR support to companies and […]

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Gordon Williams

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Gordon joined the firm as a Partner in 1997 to lead its contentious practice. Representing both individual and corporate clients, he has specialised in the litigation and resolution of […]

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