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Himsworth Scott opens for business

Reputation specialists come together to form Himsworth Scott 3 September 2018 – A trio of renowned reputation and privacy lawyers have announced the launch of law firm Himsworth Scott today. The firm, which focuses on reputation defence, privacy and sports, is co-founded by Himsworths Legal’s founder Matt Himsworth and director Jess Lovell, and ex-Schillings partner, … Continued


Derby County Rams TV feature

A nice little feature, on the excellent Rams TV, which showcases some of the work we do with football club Academies. Click on the Rams TV logo above (or here) to watch the video.      

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Our submission to DCMS Committee inquiry into “fake news”

Below is the full wording of our submission, in association with our client James Haskell, to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Committee inquiry into “fake news”.   Department for Culture, Media and Sport Committee – “fake news” inquiry 1st March 2017 Executive Summary   Himsworths Legal are a media law firm, with particular … Continued

Broadcast news

Social media education … in the news

In the aftermath of the sentencing of footballer Adam Johnson we were asked to comment, in interviews with Radio 4, Radio 5 Live and the Daily Mail, on what football is doing in an effort to educate players. The answer, from our experience, is “a hell of a lot”. Football clubs in our experience take … Continued

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Sunday People correction to Manchester City

The Sunday People have published a correction over their incorrect story about our client Manchester City. The correction appeared in both their print edition this weekend and on the Mirror’s website. The link to the correction is here and the hard copy correction is here:      

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Mario Balotelli – FA Written Reasons

The FA’s independent Regulatory Commission has today published their Written Reasons regarding their sanction of Liverpool FC player Mario Balotelli, for whom this firm acted, regarding a post on Instagram. A copy of the Written Reasons appear here. Mr Balotelli had accepted the charge and put forward mitigation which the FA prosecutors accepted was “forceful” and … Continued

The Rugby Players Association Annual Induction Day 2014

Himsworths Legal appeared, for the third year running, at the Rugby Players Association’s annual Induction Day at Loughborough University. The induction day introduces academy players from rugby union’s Aviva Premiership to the issues, stresses and strains that they may face as they commence a career in elite sport. The firm speaks frankly to players about … Continued