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    Jim is a Paralegal in our Media Disputes department.

    Jim joined Hamlins in August 2021 and assists the team in a variety of media law cases.  These include privacy claims against Mirror Group and News Group Newspapers, as part of the ongoing litigation for unlawful information gathering (UIG).

    Jim works closely with individual claimants, as well as supporting other members of the team in the firm’s role as lead solicitor. Jim works with a wide range of clients, including high profile individuals from within broadcast, music and sport.

    He has experience in numerous elements of the dispute resolution process, including drafting letters of claim, requesting and analysing disclosure, preparing valuations, and assisting in the negotiation of settlements.

    Jim graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2021 with a first class degree in Law with Politics.


    “I’ll be eternally grateful towards the amazing team at Hamlins that represented me. I’d like to thank Callum Galbraith, Jayne Squire, Jim Turner and Austin O’Neill for their hard work on my case. Throughout the process they kept me updated, promptly responded to my queries and as a result of their diligence and expertise succeeded in obtaining an outcome that I am delighted with!”

    Irina Lazareanu, fashion model, folk singer and author

    “I would like to thank Christopher Hutchings, Jayne Squire, and Jim Turner for all their hard work on my case. They walked me through the process and kept me updated on a regular basis, answering all my questions in a professional and insightful manner. Due to their diligence and expertise, they succeeded in obtaining an outcome that I am more than happy with!”



    Neville Hendricks, Executive Producer

    ‘Chris, Jim and Daniel from Hamlins have been truly brilliant to work with, it was all so easy and stress free. A great team, I highly recommend using them!’

    Sally Cradock, former radio and music publicist for the renowned rock group Ocean Colour Scene

    “My gratitude and sincerest thanks to Hamlins and in particular Alex Cochrane and Jim Turner for the exemplary advice and first-class service provided which has resulted in the success of my unlawful information gathering case. The whole case was handled with diligence and professionalism which undoubtedly resulted in the excellent outcome achieved. I would not hesitate to recommend Hamlins.”

    Sir David Richards, former Chairman of the FA Premier League

    ‘Chris Hutchings, Jim Turner and Daniel Shaw at Hamlins have been an incredible team. They made the process for my case so easy, I would highly recommend them to fight anyone’s corner! Thank you guys.’


    Steve Cradock, songwriter, producer and guitarist for Ocean Colour Scene, Paul Weller and The Specials

    Work Highlights

      • Various v News Group Newspapers – working as part of the Media team in the firm’s role as Lead Solicitor in the group phone-hacking litigation.
      • Various v News Group Newspapers – corresponding with clients regarding their individual claims against The Sun and the News of the World for misuse of private information by voicemail interception and unlawful information gathering.
      • Various v Mirror Group Newspapers – assisting other members of the team in advising individuals in bringing claims against MGN for misuse of private information by voicemail interception and unlawful information gathering.


    Meet the team