Henri Brandman & Co.

Our quality is recognised and endorsed –
 
Henri Brandman is included in the 2015 Super Lawyers rankings, outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
 
Henri Brandman is regularly identified in  Chambers Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession as a leading individual in his main area of practice. 
Areas of practice
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
 - including breach of contract, defamation, privacy and confidence, judicial review, human rights, copyright, passing off and personal injury.
Crime
 - including representation of clients in respect of prosecutions brought by the Crown Prosecution Service, Fraud Prosecution Service, Metropolitan Police Obscene Publications Unit and Computer Crime Unit, HM Revenue and Customs, Trading Standards, the Financial Services Authority, the Department of Trade & Industry, and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
- including fraud, white collar crime, compliance, confiscation and extradition.
Entertainment/media
- including reputation management.
- including negotiation of management/artiste agreements, television agreements and publishing agreements.
- including breach of management, publishing and/or recording agreements. 
- including appearances before PhonepayPlus, and the Video Appeals Committee.
Sports Law
- including appearances before the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Premier League, Football League, Football Association, The British Boxing Board of Control and World Professional Billiards & Snooker Association.
- including football and boxing agreements.
Employment
- including drafting of contracts of employment, compromise agreements  and claims in the Employment Tribunal for discrimination, harassment and victimisation and claims in the High Court for equal pay, breach of contract and wrongful dismissal.
Commercial
- including merchandising, licensing, e-commerce and advertising agreements.
Family / matrimonial
- including divorce, civil partnership dissolution, family breakdown, issues involving children, co-habitation and pre-nuptial agreements.
Principal

Name: Henri Brandman

Admitted as solicitor: 1980

Firm established: 1989

Appointments
West Ham United Football Club Solicitor
Trustee of West Ham United Foundation
Trustee of Anne Diamond Cot Death Appeal [1989-2009]
Trustee of Michael Watson Appeal Fund [1992-2012]
Director of Birmingham City Football Club Plc [1993-2009]
Clients

Clients are both corporate and individual, and include many well-known figures from the worlds of entertainment, the media and sport.

What the QCs say
Lord Pannick QC : “Henri is an excellent and effective operator. He’s the Arsene Wenger of solicitors”
Trevor Burke QC : “I have worked with a number of Henri’s clients who are not in the public domain. The service he provides for them is identical to that provided for high-profile celebrities, and he enjoys their successes just as much.”
Mark Warby QC : “Henri’s outstanding qualities are his personal charm and agile intellect. Add to this mix, his experience and contacts in the worlds of media and entertainment, and it should be no surprise that he has a proven track record of devising comprehensive and effective strategies for high-profile individuals in media-related trouble.”
What the Chambers Client’s Guide to the UK Legal Profession says
“Henri Brandman continues to gain market recognition for work in both boxing and football.”
“Henri Brandman is rated for high-level work in football and boxing.”
“Henri Brandman continues to win peer support for his work in boxing and football.”
“A clever and versatile lawyer.”
“A smart, specialist lawyer with a great range of experience.”
What the Writers say
Foul Play by David Thomas: The Inside Story of the Biggest Corruption Trial in British Sporting History : “Henri Brandman is to celebrities what Red Adair is to oil rigs: the guy who puts out fires.”
Lords of the Ring by Harry Landsdown and Alex Spillius: Marsh, Warren and the Business of Boxing : “A strong sense of humour, a prescient mind and a keenness for legal battle have served him very well.”
No Further Action by Jim Davidson: “I would like to thank Henri Brandman, my lawyer, for his wisdom, friendship and advice, and for rolling up his sleeves - without all of which I'd have lost the will to fight.”
Neville Thurlbeck: Former News of the World news editor and chief reporter: “I would like to thank my lawyer Henri Brandman for his immense support and wise counsel. I am fortunate to retain the services of one of London’s finest lawyers. Henri was the lawyer News International used to turn to in a crisis for many, many years and I have known him personally and professionally for 15 years. I couldn’t be in better hands.”
Confessions of a Showman by Gerry Cottle: My Life in the Circus : “Henri was renowned for working with the boxing and entertainment worlds … a charming, extremely courteous character.”
The Principal's Dog
Following in his famous predecessor Todd’s footsteps, Buddi (far left) has successfully undertaken his LAPC (Lhasa Apso Practice Course) to enable him to accompany Henri to meetings, at no additional charge to clients.