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Kim Waite

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Work 020 3060 6028
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www.rpc.co.uk/people/kim-waite
RPC

Work Department

Media

Position

Senior Associate, specialising in all forms of media litigation and pre-publication advice, including defamation, privacy, data protection and contempt; acts for national newspapers and magazines, broadcasters, book publishers, internet and social media companies and media insurers. 

Kim is a contributor to the Law Society Privacy Law Handbook (2010) and the RPC privacy law blog.

Career

Trained and qualified at RPC in 2009, promoted to Senior Associate in 2014.

Member

Society of Computers and the Law. City Women Network.

Education

Oxford University, Keble College. MA Jurisprudence (Law) (2003-2006)


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

The ‘extremely knowledgeable’ department at RPC stands out for its ‘first-rate’ publishing expertise, handling contentious and non-contentious matters. Keith Mathieson has ‘many years of experience and provides pragmatic solutions’, and leads the media defence team, which counts The Telegraph, Associated News Group, The Financial Times, Hachette UK Group, News UK & Ireland and News Group Newspapers as clients. The department is also experienced across advertising, marketing, gaming, social media and interactive content. Oliver Bray advises Google on numerous TV, online and in-store point of sale advertising and marketing campaigns for various new Google product launches; he also provides YouTube with clearance advice in relation to videos and materials created for YouTube advertising campaigns, and advised Dolce & Gabbana in its response to the Irish Advertising Standards Authority, which had flagged two consumer complaints in relation to a television advertisement. Paul Joseph acts for high-profile media and gaming clients on contentious and non-contentious IP matters.  ‘Practical and approachable’ legal director Nicola Cain handles contentious and non-contentious issues involving media regulation, freedom of expression, content, intermediary liability issues and the data-related aspects of marketing. Senior associates Kim Waite and Rupert Cowper-Coles are also recommended. Jon Bartley joined in 2017 from Penningtons Manches LLP.

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