Category: News & Publications

Robin Blay joins Swan Turton LLP as a Senior Litigator

Swan Turton LLP is delighted to announce that Robin Blay has joined the firm as a Senior Litigator. Commercial and media law firm Swan Turton is delighted to welcome senior litigator Robin Blay.  With heavyweight commercial litigation expertise, Robin’s practice including property disputes, professional negligence, contentious probate and civil fraud happily complements our existing team. Catherine …   Read more

Pete Bott promoted to Associate Solicitor

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Pete Bott to Associate Solicitor in our Music group. This promotion is in recognition of Pete’s continued hard work, including for his clients Bring Me The Horizon, Let’s Eat Grandma and Skinny Living, as well as his non-fee earning activities such as appearances on panels for PRS and …   Read more

DWP and a breach of the CAP Code

This article was first published on Lexis(r)PSL Commercial on 25 August 2015. Click for a free trial of Lexis(r)PSL.

Nicky Androsov joins Swan Turton LLP as a Commercial IT/IP Partner

Swan Turton LLP is proud to announce that Nicky Androsov has joined the firm as a Commercial IT/IP partner. Nicky brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise in commercial IT/IP matters and acts for a broad range of national and international clients. Chambers & Partners 2014 rank Nicky as a Band 1 (Kent) practitioner for Information …   Read more

Protecting the artist’s professional name: The case for commercial prenups

This article provides a UK perspective on the professional names used by musical groups and bands and how to try to avoid disputes about who owns them and how much they’re worth. The answer lies in planning ahead by entering into a written agreement dealing with name related matters as well as other pertinent matters. …   Read more

“The lawyer as agent” by Julian Turton

Why do lawyers get involved in book deals? It doesn’t happen very often for the simple reason that lawyers don’t come cheap. Neither do agents, of course, if the books they represent do very well. But by working on commission agents are taking a risk in a way lawyers aren’t. On a commercially successful book …   Read more

Rupert Grey joins Swan Turton

Swan Turton is pleased to announce that Rupert Grey has joined the firm. Rupert was for a number of years a partner with Farrer & Co and is well known in the profession and the media as a defamation and privacy expert. He is ranked by independent legal directories Chambers and The Legal 500 as …   Read more