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Leading media lawyer joins the Level team

We are happy to announce another new hire.

Elaine Gilchrest is an advisory and litigation lawyer whose expertise lies in the protection of reputation, information and rights in the media and online. 

Elaine advises individuals, companies and organisations in relation to defamation, malicious falsehood, privacy, breach of confidence, data protection, contempt of court and harassment. 

Elaine has an extensive practice in relation to the online infringement of rights, including the unauthorised publication of private and confidential information, cyberlibel, intellectual property infringement, passing off and domain name recovery.

Level has moved

A new home to fit our growing team.

We’re delighted to announce that we have moved to Shelton Street in the middle of London’s Covent Garden. We look forward to welcoming you to our new offices in due course.

Seasoned litigator joins Level

Specialist media, entertainment and sports law firm Level announced the arrival of Tim Lowles this week, the second senior hire of 2019.

Tim joins from the leading international law firm Squire Patton Boggs and is a seasoned litigator with broad experience of handling contentious issues before judicial and non-judicial bodies. He advises upon all aspects of commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on sport, contentious media and reputation management for companies, institutions and high-profile individuals. Tim is recognised by the most recent editions of the legal directories as “hugely impressive”.

Level, whose founders include four highly-ranked sports and media lawyers, was created to enable leading, specialist lawyers to enjoy a better way of working without the constraints of traditional firms. The sector-focused firm continues to grow at pace throughout 2019, attracting some of the world’s most talented media, entertainment and sports specialists for are looking for a more targetted platform for their practice. Earlier this year, Rowena Samarasinhe, recognised in the 2018 Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist detailing the most influential and innovative in-house lawyers in the world, also joined the firm.

GC Powerlist player joins the world of new law

Rowena Samarasinhe, recognised in the 2018 Legal 500 General Counsel Powerlist detailing the most influential and innovative in-house lawyers in the world, has joined fast-growing media, entertainment and sports firm, Level.

Rowena specialises in the negotiation and implementation of international sponsorship and broadcast agreements, and has worked on some of the most ground-breaking deals for sports bodies in recent years, as well as on major endorsement deals with some of the world’s best-known athletes.

Level, whose founders include four highly-ranked sports and media lawyers, was created to enable leading, specialist lawyers to enjoy a better way of working without the constraints of traditional firms. The sector-focused firm will continue to grow at pace throughout 2019, seeking out the world’s most talented media, entertainment, technology and sports specialists to join the team.