Chambers & Partners 2016

02 Nov 2015 Tim Smith "bears in mind commercial concerns to take a pragmatic approach," according to his clients. He recently defended Express Newspapers in a libel and privacy case brought by Paul Gascoigne over an article published in the Daily Star.

Legal 500 2015

21 Sep 2015 ''BLM’s Tim Smith is ''extremely knowledgeable and helpful''"

Chambers & Partners 2014

17 Apr 2014 Tim Smith is best known for his work advising local authorities on reputational matters. He is praised for his "mental agility, good humour, clarity and ability to inform without condescension," and has a "fine appreciation of the needs of the client and the workings of their industry." He also acts for newspaper and magazine publishers.

Chambers and Partners

07 Jan 2016 Tim Smith is "very good, bright, and I would have thought in many ways, the perfect defendant lawyer," according to one source. He regularly acts on libel and defamation cases for clients in the publishing industry, including national magazines, newspapers and literary agencies."

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