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Harbottle & Lewis recognises reputation management and venture capital talent with double partner promotion

01 June 2023: Harbottle & Lewis has announced the promotion of Amy Bradbury and Tom Macleod to partner with effect from 1st June.

Amy Bradbury joined the firm in 2013 as an associate, and acts for clients ranging from corporate brands to high profile individuals on all aspects of reputation management and information protection and exploitation.

Working as part of Harbottle & Lewis’ Media and Information Group (MIG), Amy advises on issues including defamation and libel, privacy, data protection and online harassment. A key part of her practice is advising on pre-publication media enquiries and complaints to news organisations, online platforms and regulators such as the Independent Press Standards Organisation and Ofcom. Amy also specialises in contentious data protection and data privacy litigation.

Amy was recently named as one of Spear’s Magazine’s Best Reputation & Privacy Lawyers 2023.

Tom Macleod joined the firm in 2017 and works in our Venture Capital Group advising founders and growing entrepreneurial businesses, venture capital funds and angel investors, particularly in the technology sector. His expertise covers a wide-range of transactional and advisory work including acquisitions, disposals, financing rounds, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and share incentivisation schemes.

Tom was named a Rising Star for Venture Capital and a Key Lawyer in M&A in The Legal 500 (Legalease) 2023.

Charles Leveque, managing partner at Harbottle & Lewis, commented: “I can speak for everyone at the firm when I say that we are extremely pleased to have Amy and Tom join the partnership and we are proud of the efforts and commitment that they have both demonstrated throughout their time at the firm. These promotions are richly deserved and I offer Amy and Tom my congratulations. We look forward to seeing them step into their new roles and continue to grow their practices and contribute to the success of our clients.”

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