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Duncan Lamont

Consultant

Duncan works for and in the media industry, often for television broadcasters and producers but also for individuals, journalists, sports stars and celebrities.

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About

Duncan has for well over two decades worked in the media industry, often for television broadcasters and producers but also for individuals, journalists and celebrities. His areas of expertise include the criminal law, copyright, defamation, privacy, confidentiality, sports issues and phone hacking.

Duncan also works for authors, bloggers and online publications. Duncan has been involved in many of the issues important to the media in the last few years including the Leveson LJ Inquiry, "Superinjunctions" and cases making sense of the new Defamation Act. He has a "hands on" approach, often working at clients offices to ensure projects are completed, reports published and reputations protected or restored.

Duncan is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience

  • Five and Endemol sued by a Big Brother contestant
  • Channel 4 News sued by Policemen
  • Victims of telephone hacking by National newspapers-substantial damages won
  • Advising ITV News
  • Acting for online publishers

Recognition

  • Spears 500_2022_Ribbon

Our thinking

  • The Law Society Gazette quotes Duncan Lamont on the Leveson Inquiry

    Duncan Lamont

    In The Press

  • Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for three celebrity clients from News Group Newspapers

    Duncan Lamont

    News

  • The latest phone hacking settlement achieved on behalf of six celebrity clients from Mirror Group Newspapers reported in the press

    Duncan Lamont

    In The Press

  • Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity clients from Mirror Group Newspapers

    Duncan Lamont

    News

  • Duncan Lamont and Gabrielle Shovlin quoted by the Daily Mail, Yahoo, the Press Gazette and 197 other regional publications on the latest phone hacking settlement

    Duncan Lamont

    In The Press

  • Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity client from News Group Newspapers

    Duncan Lamont

    News

  • Phone hacking: Charles Russell Speechlys achieves settlement for celebrity client from News Group Newspapers

    Duncan Lamont

    News

  • The Daily Mail, MSN and 200 regional publications cover the firm’s latest settlement in the phone hacking litigation against News Group Newspapers

    Duncan Lamont

    In The Press

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