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Lewis Silkin is the sole GALA representative in the United Kingdom and is one of the top advertising & marketing law firms in the country, having worked with some of the world’s leading brand owners and advertising agencies for the last 40 years.
The firm has unrivalled strength in depth within it’s team which is consistently ranked at the highest level by leading directories Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. Both commented in their respective most recent issues: “[Lewis Silkin] advises global advertising agencies and independents as well as leading brands on targeted advertising, and data-driven and app-focused issues” (Chambers UK 2016); and “Lewis Silkin LLP delivers ‘fast response times and excellent legal knowledge’” (Legal 500 UK, 2015).
Examples of Lewis Silkin’s work in this sector include:
Lewis Silkin has extensive experience of dealing with advertising and media industry regulatory bodies, including assisting clients with making or defending complaints and challenging regulatory decisions through their own appeal procedures, or when necessary, through litigation. For example, they advised Marks & Spencer on the successful defence of an ASA investigation in to the M&S “Dine-In for 2 for £10” promotion
Their advertising and marketing team are regularly called upon to help with contests, prize draws and promotions. They assist with drafting suitable terms and conditions for promotions, as well as advising on the specific legal issues arising out of using different platforms and different mechanics to activate promotions, including compliance with Facebook policies, running UGC competitions, and how to minimise risks of vote rigging.
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