Ex-Associated Newspapers Legal Director, Harvey Kass, joins FSI
Mon, 19 Mar 2012
PLEASE NOTE: This news was released before Finers Stephens Innocent merged with Howard Kennedy to become HowardKennedyFsi on 1 February 2013.
After being Associated Newspapers Legal Director for 17 years, Harvey Kass is joining the IP Media group as a consultant. Harvey is a very talented lawyer with a 30 year pedigree of working with media clients and has worked at Wright Webb Syrett, Olswang and Goldcrest Films. He has also been a theatrical impresario, putting on West End plays and comedy shows, and amongst other things, co-produced feature film Tom and Viv and an Omnibus documentary about Jessye Norman for the BBC and The Arts Council.
"Having known and admired Harvey for 30 years, I am absolutely knocked-out that he decided to join Finers Stephens Innocent. Harvey's wealth of experience will be invaluable to our large internatioanal media client base. He has already begun by taking a case which has been admitted in the European Court of Human Rights, his objective: to try and bring a civilising influence to the Armenia media law landscape" said Mark Stephens, CBE.
Commenting on his arrival, Harvey said "I am delighted to be joining a firm with such a broad range of expertise and a brilliant international reputation for fighting for freedom of expression on behalf of some of the world's major media companies".
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