Nicholas Taylor > Healys > Brighton, England > Lawyer Profile


Work Department

Media & Entertainment / Dispute Resolution


Partner and Head of Media & Entertainment


Nicholas specialises in media law and public figure disputes, which includes defamation, intellectual property and rights protection.

Nicholas combines great expertise with sound commercial and strategic advice, earning himself a fantastic reputation among professionals, media bodies and public figures. Nicholas represents a wide range of high profile international and celebrity clients, as well as businesses and individuals across a broad range of commercial and civil litigation work.

His expertise includes contractual disputes, partnership and shareholder disputes, breach of warranty claims, fraudulent misrepresentation claims, passing off claims, trademark infringement and professional negligence. He has extensive experience in interim injunctions, freezing injunctions, and search orders involving high-value claims.

Nicholas provides a broad service to his clients and prides himself on building strong and lasting relationships, which go above and beyond. He is well respected for his pro-active approach to dispute resolution, removing the stress from the situation and placing his client’s individual needs as a key focus in his daily work.




Sussex Law Society

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Healys’ Brighton dispute resolution team is ‘very professional and always prompt to respond. ’ Team head David Bailey has vast experience in professional negligence claims against solicitors, valuers, accountants, financial advisors, wealth managers, and barristers. Nicholas Taylor  specialises in media law and disputes involving public figures, representing many high profile international and celebrity clients.

South East > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment

(Leading individuals)

Nicholas Taylor 


Specialists in reputation management and TV production work, Healys is led by Nicholas Taylor who is ‘one of the top lawyers in the UK‘ and advises high-profile individuals and celebrities as well as companies on media law issues. Associate Samantha Oakley leverages her experience as an in-house counsel for her broad commercial practice, advising clients on production, social media, and related issues such as data protection.