Tom Iverson

Partner
Phone +44 20 7874 5632

PA Nikki Nimmo
Phone +44 20 7874 5685

Tom has specialised in dispute resolution in the media and entertainment industries for over 12 years. His practice is split between two main areas: entertainment-related disputes; and reputation protection and media law. Tom also frequently applies his skills to general commercial litigation.

On the entertainment side, Tom advises on copyright, performers’ rights, false endorsement, passing off, royalty, management, agency, shareholder and other contractual and tortious claims for both claimants and defendants. His experience covers music, film, television, theatre, computer games, publishing, art, design and sport (football, cricket, athletics). Tom has advised many world-famous entertainers and rights-holders, and acted in some of the most significant and high-profile cases of the last two decades.

Tom’s media-related practice focuses on reputation protection for high-profile individuals and companies. His experience includes acting for claimants and defendants in defamation proceedings, obtaining privacy injunctions and injunctions for breach of confidence, advising of harassment issues, and defending Advertising Standards Authority complaints.

Tom has been listed in all the major legal directories (Super Lawyers, the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners).

 

 

Legal Directories

Tom Iverson acts for high-profile claimants and defendants in defamation proceedings, with particular experience in obtaining privacy injunctions and advising on harassment issues. Clients say: "He's good on details and at picking holes in arguments to work out if we have the best line of defence." - Chambers & Partners, 2018
Recently promoted partner Tom Iverson concentrates on contentious media matters and general advice on reputation management. Clients say he is "outstanding in his dedication, hard work and attention to detail." - Chambers & Partners, 2017
Tom Iverson has been identified as a “very professional and personable” practitioner who is a name to watch for the future. - Chambers & Partners, 2012
Tom Iverson impresses clients with his efficiency and dedication. - Chambers & Partners, 2011
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