Geraint Lloyd-Taylor > Lewis Silkin LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Lewis Silkin LLP
5 CHANCERY LANE
CLIFFORD'S INN
LONDON
EC4A 1BL
England

Work Department

Geraint provides legal and regulatory advice to brand owners, agencies and trade bodies, in relation to all kinds of UK and global brand-led content across all media, including advertising and marketing campaigns, promotions, social media and PR. He coordinates international projects, managing a team of fee earners, and is a regular commentator on high profile advertising matters.

Position

Partner. Deputy head of Lewis Silkin’s advertising & marketing team.

Career

University of Wales, Aberystwyth. LLB (Law degree). First Class (Hons) (1999-2002) Law School: College of Law, Chester (2002-03) Training Contract: Lewis Silkin (2004-06) Subsequently at Lewis Silkin: Associate (2006-2011), Senior Associate, Managing Associate, Legal Director (June 2017) Geraint has has undertaken secondments to the IPA and BSkyB during his time at Lewis Silkin.

Memberships

Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Board. Geraint was named as one of the DIMA50 Male Champions for Equality in Marketing and Media at the Diversity In Marketing & Advertising Summit 2018.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Brand management

(Next Generation Partners)

Geraint Lloyd-TaylorLewis Silkin LLP

Lewis Silkin LLP is lauded for its ‘excellent commercial and practical advice‘ and ‘outstanding reputation in advertising and marketing‘, which saw the team work alongside Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO in negotiations for Elton John to appear in the John Lewis Christmas advert. Brinsley Dresden is regularly instructed by leading brands and advertising agencies to advise on all aspects of advertising law and regulation. Giles Crown has a niche specialisation in comparative advertising issues and is particularly active on the contentious side. Jo Farmer is described as ‘one of the most knowledgeable lawyers in advertising‘ and is often the ‘go-to‘ adviser for media agencies and tech platforms in relation to social media campaigns and media buying. Dominic Farnsworth and Geraint Lloyd-Taylor (who was promoted to partner in April 2019) are also of note.