Tim is Chief Executive of Maltin PR, an award-winning and internationally recognised London-based Legal and Litigation PR firm, which is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers for Litigation PR and Communications.
A legal source calls him “the driving force of the firm” and states that he is “exceptionally good in complex, high-profile cases.” Clients praise his dynamism, with one saying he “has an energy in him that makes him a force of action,” and another commenting: “He will run through brick walls for his clients. He knows absolutely everyone and always understands what’s going on and what can be achieved.”
Tim is a recognised expert in Legal and Litigation PR, and Reputation Management. Ranked in Chambers and Partners for Litigation Support since the Guide’s inception, Tim was also named Outstanding Individual of the Year at the Citywealth Brand Management and Reputation Awards 2019, and listed as one of the top five Crisis Communications experts in London in the Lawdragon Global 100 Leaders in Legal Strategy and Consulting, in 2020.
Tim is ranked in Chambers and Partners for his litigation support work, with the Guide describing him as “extremely proactive” and “an excellent ideas man”. The guide also recognised his understanding of legal and litigation matters, and his ability to “quickly grasp the agendas involved in a case“. The Guide also describes Tim as “a very passionate advocate for his clients. He really fights their corner and makes clients feel he is very much a part of the team. He takes very complex litigation and presents it to journalists in a way that is digestible without losing any of the accuracy.”
Tim is a regular contributor to industry publications on PR matters, including the Legal 500 Litigation Country Comparative Guide, which recently published his essays on “The role of Litigation PR both outside and inside the courtroom” and “How to integrate legal and PR strategy to optimise litigation results“. Tim has also written an Overview of Litigation PR for Chambers and Partners. Tim was also recently interviewed by Lawdragon in relation to Maltin PR’s litigation support and legal PR practices, as well as trends in the industry.
He was previously Chairman of international fashion brand Hardy Amies Plc, and City PR firm Lehmann Communications, before setting up Maltin PR.
Tim is also the author of several books on the Titanic and he wrote and presented the feature-length documentary film special ‘Titanic: Case Closed’ for National Geographic. For Titanic’s centenary, Tim also co-wrote and co-presented ‘Titanic – Minute by minute’, a three-hour live broadcast on BBC Radio 2, with Jeremy Vine, which won a Bronze Award at the Sony Radio Awards, and the Grand Award and a Gold Award at the New York Radio Awards. Tim recently co-presented a Titanic documentary with historian and TV presenter Dan Snow.