Lionel is head of our Private Client team. He advises media and sports clients (including Premier League footballers) on all aspects of entertainment law. He also has significant experience advising on probate, wills and taxation for both UK and offshore clients. Lionel has carried out ground-breaking work involving the restitution of homes and businesses for clients in the former East Germany. The firm’s founding partner, he started his legal career in the City before setting up Curry Popeck in 1981.