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Harbottle & Lewis LLP
7 Savoy Court

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Corporate partner and head of the venture capital group specialising in providing strategic corporate and commercial advice to growing entrepreneurial businesses, angel and super angel investors, and venture capital funds. He also handles a broad range of company/commercial work including mergers and acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations, joint ventures and shareholder arrangements, advising clients particularly from the media and entertainment, communications and technology sectors.


Trained Herbert Smith LLP, 2003-05; qualified 2003; Harbottle & Lewis LLP, 2005-present.


Haberdashers Askes School for Boys, Elstree; College of Law, University of Birmingham (1999, LLP Law (First class)).


Running, football, cinema, theatre.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > Venture capital

(Leading individuals)

Tony LittnerHarbottle & Lewis LLP

Led by the ‘solutions-oriented‘ Tony LittnerHarbottle & Lewis LLP‘s ‘cohesive and collaborative‘ three-partner team is particularly well versed at handling mandates for entrepreneurs within the technology and media space, where it is able to provide a ‘comprehensive service‘ by virtue of its interdisciplinary approach which often draws in experts from the IP and broader tech teams. Although the team is traditionally better known for its company-side work, it is increasingly active for investors, which include traditional venture capital funds, as well as corporate venturers, including GMG Ventures.

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms

Recognised for its representation of rights holders in the media, sports and entertainments sectors, Harbottle & Lewis LLP‘s technology team assists with a range of commercial and venture capital transactions. Practice head Daniel Tozer regularly advises established technology companies and start-ups on the development and commercialisation of new technologies. Michael Lister focuses on the use of cutting edge technology in sport and other forms of entertainment, while Tony Littner leads the firm’s start-up and venture capital group. The practice also benefits from the addition of the ‘very practical, solution-driven‘ and ‘extremely user-friendlySacha Wilson, who joined from Bristows LLP and is ‘extremely experienced in media and advertising‘.