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Former BBC legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman joins Maltin PR

Leading legal and litigation PR agency Maltin PR today announces the appointment of former BBC legal affairs correspondent Clive Coleman as a consultant.

Tim Maltin interviewed by Lawdragon

Our Chief Executive, Tim Maltin, has been interviewed by Lawdragon in relation to Maltin PR’s legal PR and litigation support practices, as well as trends in the industry.

Tim Maltin’s Titanic documentary with Dan Snow launches today on History Hit

Dan Snow visits Maltin PR’s Chief Executive, Titanic expert Tim Maltin, to sort the fact from the fiction about the ship’s final hours.

Maltin PR ranked as one of the top five agencies in the UK, in Chambers Litigation Support 2020

Maltin PR has been ranked as one of the top five PR & Communications agencies in the UK, in the Chambers Litigation Support Guide 2020.

Maltin PR to participate in the 2020 London Legal Walk

This time last year, the Maltin PR team took part in the 2019 London Legal Walk, helping to raise money for Legal Aid and we are delighted to be participating again this year, in October, for the 2020 London Legal Walk.

Maltin PR listed as one of the top four Crisis Communications firms in London

Maltin PR Chief Executive, Tim Maltin, has been recognised in Lawdragon’s Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy & Consulting.

Tim Maltin featured in Edward Fennell’s Legal Diarist

A poem written by Chief Executive Tim Maltin has been featured in the newly launched Legal Diarist, written by The Times’ legal correspondent, Edward Fennell.

The rise of litigation PR – Legal Business 2020 Disputes Yearbook

Chief Executive Tim Maltin, Associate Director Arthur Maltin, Account Director James Lynch and Account Manager Lucy Lissack examine the rise of litigation PR in Legal Business’s 2020 Disputes Yearbook.

Tim Maltin comments in Legal Business’s 2020 Disputes Yearbook

Chief Executive Tim Maltin comments in Legal Business’s 2020 Disputes Yearbook in relation to litigation support and the importance of introducing PR and communications early on in litigation proceedings.

Maltin PR Overview of Litigation PR for Chambers Litigation Support Guide 2019

A legal strategy without a litigation PR strategy is unlikely to serve the client optimally, no matter what the result of the litigation.

Maltin PR ranked in Chambers Litigation Support Guide 2019

Maltin PR has been ranked in the Chambers Litigation Support Guide 2019 as one of the top Litigation PR agencies in the UK.

Maltin wins at Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Chief Executive, Tim Maltin has been awarded the ‘Outstanding Individual of the Year’ award at this year’s Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards.

Maltin PR discuss Litigation PR in The In-House Lawyer

The second edition of The Legal 500’s Litigation Country Comparative Guide was released today, seeking to provide readers with a pragmatic and practical overview of international litigation law and the issues that are faced in each jurisdiction.

Tim Maltin comments on reputation management in The In House Lawyer

Chief Executive Tim Maltin comments in the Spring 2019 issue of The In House Lawyer, in relation to reputation management and how crucial it is to protect your image in the digital age.

Maltin PR shortlisted in Citywealth Reputation Management Awards

Maltin PR has today been shortlisted in the Communications & PR Agency of the Year category at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards.

Tim Maltin’s article on the importance of Litigation PR published in Legal Business

Chief Executive Tim Maltin examines the importance of Litigation PR support for Legal Business magazine.

Tim Maltin featured in The In House Lawyer Autumn 2018 issue

The In House Lawyer recently published its Autumn 2018 issue, focusing specifically on litigation and the issues and trends General Counsels are experiencing. Chief Executive Tim Maltin examines the increasing role of PR in litigation and its importance throughout the process. The article discusses the increasing necessity of a rigorous Litigation PR strategy that is…

Tim Maltin discusses the role of Litigation PR in The Barrister

Maltin PR Chief Executive, Tim Maltin, discusses the increasing role of PR in litigation and outlines the key approaches to litigation PR which function in tandem with the legal strategy. This article was originally published in The Barrister, 4th October 2018, and can be found here. The asymmetric approach King Pyrrhus of Epirus famously said: “If we are victorious…

Maltin PR discuss Litigation PR in The Legal 500: Litigation Country Comparative Guide

The Legal 500 today published its Litigation Country Comparative Guide. The aim of the guide is to provide readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of litigation and dispute resolution across a variety of jurisdictions. Maltin PR contributed a thought leadership piece to the ‘hot topic’ section of the guide entitled ‘The role…

Chambers ‘Professional Advisers: Litigation Support Guide’ published today

Today Chambers and Partners published their inaugural Litigation Support Guide, including PR & Communications. Maltin PR are ranked as one of the top Litigation PR practitioners in the UK. The Guide describes Maltin PR as follows: Maltin PR Maltin PR are a legal and corporate communications firm based in London. Clients appreciate the firm for…

Litigation PR discussed at Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit 2018

This year Litigation PR was on the agenda for the Legal Business Commercial Litigation Summit, held on 15 May 2018. Our CEO, Tim Maltin, participated in a panel discussion moderated by Richard Lissack QC of Fountain Court Chambers. The panel also included Matthew Hibbert, Head of Litigation at Sky; Tarun Tawakley, Head of Employment Law…

Tim Maltin discusses litigation PR at the Institute of Legacy Management Conference 2018

Today our CEO Tim Maltin discussed litigation PR and reputation management at the Institute of Legacy Management Conference 2018. The institute is a membership body for legacy professionals responsible for the administration of donors’ final gifts to charitable organisations. The audience included key personal and brand custodians at many of the UK’s leading charities. Estate…

Navigating EU Right to be Forgotten Law

The EU’s legislation on the Right to be Forgotten can seem daunting. The correct application requires patience and experience.
Increasingly, everything starts with a Google search. Managing your online footprint is therefore a key part of your reputation management strategy.

Congratulations to two of our clients for winning at the British Legal Awards 2017

Two of Maltin PR’s clients, ARC Pensions Law and Signature Litigation, won awards at the British Legal Awards 2017. Maltin PR represents some of the legal industry’s most celebrated law firms. ARC Pensions Law won Specialist Law Firm of the Year and Signature Litigation won Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year at the British…

Two clients nominated for Family/Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year in the Magic Circle Awards 2018

Two of Maltin PR’s clients, Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Hunters Solicitors, have been shortlisted for Family/Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year in the Magic Circle Awards 2018. Maltin PR’s legal clients continue to find recognition in the most prestigious industry awards. Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Hunters Solicitors were both nominated in the Family/Matrimonal Law Firm…

Congratulations to three of our clients shortlisted for Specialist Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards 2017

A shortlist of eight law firms for the Specialist Law Firm of the Year at The British Legal Awards 2017 includes three of our clients: ARC Pensions Law, Hughes Fowler Carruthers and Signature Litigation.   Three law firms, all of which are Maltin PR clients, have been shortlisted for Specialist Law Firm of the Year…

Chief Executive Tim Maltin comments in PR Week re EU Brexit vote

Nine out of 10 PRCA members disappointed at EU vote result A poll this morning of 158 UK PR industry leaders carried out by trade body the PRCA found 89 per cent did not welcome the result of yesterday’s EU referendum By Sam Burne James Just 11 per cent welcomed the news that Britain voted…

Tim Maltin on Sky News today: Why we remember the Titanic

On the 104th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, our Chief Executive Tim Maltin explains the significance of the tragedy today on Sky News:     Why we remember the Titanic today At 2.20 this morning, 104 years ago today, on the 15th April 1912, 1,500 people drowned or froze to death in the…

The new Chambers High Net Worth guide

Chambers and Partners, the longstanding legal guide that ranks the best lawyers across the globe against one another, is soon to publish a new guide in the Summer – the Chambers High Net Worth guide. As opposed to the traditional Chambers directories, which are aimed at a corporate audience, the editors are keen to create…

Breast Cancer Care’s VeloCITY 2016 – the results are in!

Wednesday and Thursday this week saw us launch Breast Cancer Care’s new charity event VeloCITY, an office-based cycling race for leading financial services firms in London. This follows Breast Cancer Care’s highly successful legal cycling race, Tour de Law, which takes place every Autumn, which we also support.   Very proud of the @PwC_UK team…

Does your firm have Klout?

Social media has become an increasingly important tool for businesses. Across a number of platforms, including Twitter and LinkedIn, businesses can use social media to heighten their online presence, grow their brand awareness and engage with potential clients. For professional services firms, social media is a particularly useful channel through which to promote your expertise…

Tim Maltin featured in The Times Raconteur ‘Is Social Media the Ultimate Legal Branding Tool?’

Enabling mobile technology and engaging through social media are essential for a successful, modern law firm By Edward Fennell A successful legal brand is like a powerful artisan gin. It features the right blend of base spirit – the reputation of the firm as a whole – with stand-out botanicals – the distinctive flavour provided…

Tim Maltin featured in The Guardian ‘Notes on a scandal: using technology to improve a company’s reputation’

Technology can help companies like VW manage and rebuild their reputation but it’s not a magic bullet and must be used ethically It has been a good few weeks for anyone who likes to indulge in a bit of corporate schadenfreude: Volkswagen’s emissions scandal and the cyber-attack on TalkTalk have kept consumer and business news…

Record-breaking year for Tour de Law

We are delighted that this year’s Tour de Law cycle event, which we provide pro-bono PR and marketing support for, has raised a record £100,000 for Breast Cancer Care. This total is 45% more than the previous record, set last year, of £68,720.68. Simmons & Simmons were announced as the champions in the annual Tour…

Corker Binning celebrates 15 years with party and new website

Last night our client, leading white-collar crime law firm, Corker Binning, celebrated their 15th Anniversary with friends, colleagues and Bond, at the London Film Museum. Highlights of the evening included jazz from the Urban Soul Orchestra, custom-made martinis and a Bond-themed photo booth. We organised the party and designed the invitations and waiting-staff apparel for the…

Cooley London launch party

Last night our client, leading international law firm Cooley, celebrated the launch of their London office with more than 700 friends and colleagues at Sushi Samba and Duck & Waffle, located on the 38th – 40th floors of the Heron Tower, London. We have secured 186 items of media coverage for Cooley in the past 10 months,…

The art of effective corporate communications on social media

A masterclass in effective corporate communications on social media was recently provided by tweets between the 25 year old pop star Taylor Swift and Apple, the most profitable company in the world. At noon on 21st June 2015 Taylor posted an open letter to Apple on her Tumblr blog and then Tweeted it to her…

What to avoid when writing professional services copy

Choosing the right language is perhaps the single most important component of writing effective professional services copy. Nonetheless, many professional services firms continue to fall into the trap of using ‘sales-speak’ to bolster their website text. Broadly speaking, sales-speak is a tool which uses features of language, such as adjectives, superlatives and jargon, to promote…

Effective Search Engine Optimisation

The online marketplace is continuously evolving, triggering changes in search user behaviour, in the popularity of the particular search keywords and phrases, and tin the search algorithms used by search engines.  SEO determines how easy it is for potential clients to find you among competing websites. Maintaining your search engine ranking through regular reviews and…

Hunters’ tercentenary party

Last night our client Hunters celebrated their 300th anniversary in the glorious surroundings of Westminster Abbey. As Senior Partner Paul Almy said in his rousing speech: “It’s the first 300 years that are the hardest!” Surrounded by the picturesque greenery and the historic stone walls of the College Garden, nearly 700 colleagues, clients and friends…

Copywriting: Why two pairs of eyes are better than one

Writing accurate and compelling copy is an essential practice for any business. The content of your website, articles, blog posts and comments provides important insight for potential clients into the aims, values and culture of your brand. Copywriting is a fine art that any ambitious and forward-thinking business should seek to perfect. Many of the…

Maltin PR promotes FGM not guilty verdict

We arranged a press conference on the steps of Southwark Crown Court for our client, which was attended by Press Association, BBC, Sky News, Thompson Reuters, ITV News. Following the press conference we arranged an exclusive live interview for our client on Radio 4’s Today programme the following morning, followed by interviews with The Times,…

Maltin PR featured on Thought Leadership

Forty one thought leadership definitions to kick start the new year Maltin PR @MaltinPR Thought leadership is seeing around corners   Sarah Lievore @SarahLievore Thought leadership is creating valuable content to acquire a defined audience with the intention of enhancing user behaviour   Read all forty one definitions here.

Maltin PR launches Cooley LLP in London

“The biggest office opening in legal market history.” – Catrin Griffiths, Editor, The Lawyer Media coverage achieved: National and International Press The London Evening Standard The Daily Telegraph The Washington Post Bloomberg Legal Press The Lawyer Legal Business Legal Week Law Society Gazette American Lawyer New Law Journal Law 360 Legal Futures Who’s Who Legal Managing…

How to achieve coverage in the national and international press

17th December 2014 The most effective way to promote yourself and your business in the national press is through timely and interesting, topical commentary on breaking news stories. This is a very effective way to demonstrate your expertise to potential clients, as well as to build your credibility and improve your digital footprint and search…

How to Identify the Best Social Media for Your Business

2nd December 2014 Social media is an inexpensive tool that can be a valuable asset in the development of your online reputation. The explosion of social media in recent years can be daunting, but understanding where to direct your efforts is key to streamlining your approach and maintaining a successful social media presence. Before You…

Maltin PR achieves PR industry gold standard

October 2014 PRCA Member Maltin PR has achieved their Communications Management Standard – the gold standard of service for the PR industry. The internationally recognised Communications Management Standard (CMS) is the industry’s quality certification system for public relations firms. The Standard is an assurance to clients that Maltin PR adheres to strict quality standards in…

How should your website look?

Making sure that your website looks exactly right means demonstrating a firm understanding of two things; the internet as an entity and the people who use it in terms of who they are and exactly what they will be looking for. When it comes to designing a website offering professional services of a high calibre, bringing…

Record number of leading law firms get on their bikes for Breast Cancer Care’s Tour de Law 2014

We are delighted to be supporting Breast Cancer Care’s Tour de Law 2014. The event will take place on Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th October 2014 to mark Breast Cancer Care Awareness Month in October. Now in its third year, Tour de Law 2014 has already attracted a record number of 15 leading law firms…

Getting your message across

On our way to work this morning we spotted Gerri Spires @HireGerri, pictured at Paddington Station. We wish her luck with her direct approach to getting her message across. In a fast-paced, crowded and highly competitive world, it is important to get your message across. You are an expert in your own field and you…

Successful Client/Agency Relationships

In order for clients to get the most value from their PR agency and for Press Relations Officers (PROs) to be able to work in the most efficient way on brands, a good client/agency relationship is essential. To initiate a good relationship, it is important to clarify what your expectations are. Expectations should be discussed…

What are the best ways to communicate with your target audiences?

There are many communication tools available to businesses, including website, blogging,Twitter, LinkedIn, newsletters, video, national press and broadcast media comment; trade, industry and boardroom press articles; events and round-tables, speaking opportunities, directories, industry awards and directory listings. All of these can be utilised to influence how the market perceives your firm, but which audiences do…