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31.03.18

Alex Cochrane joins Brett Wilson LLP

Brett Wilson LLP is pleased to announce the arrival of Alex Cochrane in the firm’s media law department. Alex joins Brett Wilson from Collyer Bristow and is a highly-regarded senior solicitor specialising in reputation management, privacy law, social media and commercial disputes. Alex has been involved in a number of leading defamation/privacy cases including Cairns…

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19.03.18

Max Campbell becomes a partner of Brett Wilson LLP

Brett Wilson LLP is delighted to announce that Max Campbell is now a partner of the firm. Max joined Brett Wilson in 2011 and has played a significant role in the development of the firm’s media and reputation management team.  Max is a well-established practitioner in the fields of defamation, privacy, harassment and data protection,…

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16.02.18

Vacancy, Team PA (Media Department)

Full-time; immediate start; competitive salary Team PA required to support the Media department of a busy boutique firm in Farringdon, London, EC1.  The role will involve a mixture of PA and administrative responsibilities to four solicitors.  This will include (but is not limited to) active file management (electronic and hard copy files), diary management, taking…

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13.02.18

Iain Wilson interviewed by the Guardian on the use of spyware

Brett Wilson LLP partner Iain Wilson took part in an interview about the increasing use of spyware in stalking/harassment cases and it legal ramifications.  The interview can be found here.

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15.12.17

Vacancy, Administrator

Full-time; January/February start; competitive salary  Administrator required. Principal role will be to provide support to a busy boutique firm in Farringdon, London, EC1 specialising in libel/privacy, regulatory and criminal/fraud work. Work will involve a mixture of administrative tasks/general office support, including the collecting of DX, greeting of clients and other visitors, the drafting of routine…

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2.11.17

Brett Wilson LLP lawyers recommended in Chambers and Partners 2018 directory

Brett Wilson LLP lawyers have been ranked in the latest edition of the prestigious Chambers and Partners legal directory, which was published on 2 November 2017. Partner Iain Wilson is ranked as a leading defamation and reputation lawyer and described as ‘”a respected claimant lawyer, representing individuals in libel, privacy and harassment disputes. A satisfied client comments: “He’s…

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12.10.17

Fines for data breaches and the General Data Protection Regulation

Much has been made of the imposition of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), to be integrated into UK law via the Data Protection Bill (“DPB”), in anticipation of its coming into force on 25 May 2018. The rationale behind the GDPR is to provide a legal framework that acknowledges the sensitivity of personal data…

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Brett Wilson LLP and its lawyers recommended in Legal 500 directory

Brett Wilson LLP has been ranked in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 as a leading firm in the fields of Reputation Management, White Collar Crime/Fraud and General Crime.  The latest edition was published on 11 October 2017 and marks the sixth consecutive year that Brett Wilson LLP has featured in the directory. Partner…

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22.08.17

Bloomberg Interview: Max Campbell discusses coming changes to data protection law

Brett Wilson LLP solicitor Max Campbell has been interviewed by Bloomberg on the ramifications of the General Data Protection Regulation and domestic legislation due to come into force over the next year.  The legislation codifies the ‘right to be forgotten’ principle and introduces a ‘right to erasure’. The article can be found here.  

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11.03.17

Iain Wilson discusses the legal pitfalls of tweeting in Yahoo News interview

Brett Wilson LLP partner Iain Wilson discusses the libel risks associated with using Twitter in an interview with Yahoo News.  The interview can be found here.  

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