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

When is comes to reputation management, Healys is one of the leading firms in the region. Based in Brighton, the group is consulted by a number of high profile individuals from the film, television and finance sectors to represent them in defamation proceedings. Nicholas Taylor is the primary practitioner in this regard, while also advising on trademark infringement, professional negligence and fraud issues. Non-contentious work is led by Andrew Sparrow and often involves assisting digital media companies with software development agreements and licensing.

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

The commercial litigation team in Healys LLP is based in Brighton, but has a wide reach, with clients based across the UK and internationally. The team acts for a wide range of clients, including estate agents, specialised mortgage lenders and private individuals, providing support in all types of disputes. David Bailey leads the team with experience in professional negligence claims, finance and fraud. Nicholas Taylor  has particular expertise in media law and disputes involving public figures.