Media Disputes Associate

Media Disputes Associate Solicitor, 2-5 years PQE

Hamlins LLP is a profitable and long-established firm of commercial lawyers located in London’s West End and currently comprises 15 partners with 80 professional and support staff.

Hamlins is looking for an Associate Solicitor to join its highly regarded Media team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to liaise with both clients and leading barristers in this specialist field. They will be expected to become involved in the team’s business development and credit will be given for their efforts. They will have support of the partners but also be expected to supervise and instruct junior colleagues as part of a friendly team working in a fast-paced area of law.

The department

This role will appeal to a dynamic solicitor who has both media and litigation experience and wants to further their career within a busy and highly regarded team. The team is comprised of two partners, two senior consultants and four associates alongside seven paralegals.

The team are Lead Solicitor in the NGN phone hacking litigation and act for a large number of individuals, ranging from senior politicians to actors/actresses to talent agents. The team act in high-profile and precedent-setting cases which regularly reach the High Court.

Specialist Practice Areas:

  • Defamation
  • Privacy, breach of confidence and data protection
  • Pre-publicationand publishing

Person specification

The ideal candidate will have between two and five years PQE with a strong interest in media law and a strong litigation track record. The successful candidate will be dynamic and commercial and keen to progress in a growing team with a burgeoning workload.


Hamlins LLP is an equal opportunities employer.

No agencies please.


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Lesley Hunter

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