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Himsworth Scott is home to some exceptional legal talent across reputation management, sports, commercial and litigation, and media and technology. Our people advise organisations and individuals on their highest-profile legal and commercial needs.

Matt Himsworth

Matt Himsworth

Matt is a founder director at Himsworth Scott, having established Himsworths Legal in 2012, after spending 10 years at media law firm Schillings advising some of the firm’s highest profile clients on the laws of defamation, privacy, confidentiality, harassment, copyright and other associated media laws. He is ranked as a leader in his field in … Continued

Chris Scott

Chris Scott

Chris Scott helps businesses and prominent individuals solve difficult and controversial problems and handle the impact on their reputation and privacy. He has undertaken dozens of engagements for a diverse range of FTSE 100 clients and their boards, listed and private businesses around the world and prominent figures and their families. He frequently works in … Continued

Jessica Lovell

Jessica Lovell

Jess is a founder director at Himsworth Scott, having joined Himsworths Legal in 2014 as a director, and is an experienced media lawyer. Prior to this Jess worked for ITV as a Programme Lawyer – working alongside producers on shows such as Good Morning Britain, This Morning, Tonight, The Agenda and Exposure. Prior to joining ITV … Continued

Lorna Caddy

Lorna Caddy

Lorna is an experienced Media and Intellectual Property lawyer. Prior to joining Himsworths Legal (now Himsworth Scott), Lorna spent 13 years at City law firm, Taylor Wessing LLP, where she worked for several leading publishers, many IP rich businesses across the globe and high profile individuals. She regularly advises on the exploitation and enforcement of … Continued

Natalie Wignall

Natalie Wignall

Natalie spent six years as General Counsel of Liverpool Football Club working at Board level and as a member of the Club’s Executive Team during a period of unprecedented change as the Club transitioned to its new owners in 2010. Natalie trained as a barrister and is a senior executive with extensive experience of working … Continued

Other professionals

Gemma Steffensen

Gemma acts as Executive PA to the directors of Himsworth Scott as well as looking after all administrative aspects of the firm and she has been a driving force in the launch of Himsworth Scott. Prior to this, Gemma was the Chief Administration Officer for a PLC in the IT industry as well as being a member … Continued

Julia Plappert

Julia supports the team with research projects and administration. Prior to joining Himsworth Scott, Julia worked as the Office Manager for a boutique Hedge Fund. Previous roles include Executive assistant for CEO and MD of International Footwear brand for 5 years and 8 year working as an underwriter within the Finance Industry.  

Victoria Wilson

Victoria is a former teacher who studied English at Brunel University and completed her PGCE as an English specialist at Reading University. After many years teaching, she has embarked on a career change and brings her understanding of language and attention to detail to our team.  

Emma Brown

Emma works as a researcher supporting our reputation and legal issue management teams. She studied modern languages at Bournemouth University and offers our research team language skills, particularly French. She has spent time living and working in Paris, the Dordogne, Lausanne (Switzerland) and Wiesbaden (Germany). Most recently she worked for Visit Kent marketing the best … Continued