Hylton-Potts Press Area

Hylton-Potts - London Based Law Firm Helping People Across the UK since 1999

Recent Press Coverage

Rodney Hylton-Potts live interview with Nick Ferrari, radio 5 live on Tuesday 24th September 2013 about benefit fraud;

Rodney Hylton-Potts on Newsnight;

Rodney Hylton-Potts as featured in;

15th Feb 2011
Peter Andre is said to be livid over the latest row with ex-wife Jordan
Read the full article here

20th May 2010
A&O hit with £3.4m claim from erotic-fiction-writing former associate
Read the full article here

11th May 2010
History Repeats Itself
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10th February 2010
Could Alex ever adopt Pete’s kids?
Leading family lawyer Rodney Hyton-Potts explains why Pete will not lose his children.
Read the full article here

17th December2009
No, Simon Cowell is not a saviour
Engagement via entertainment is a failed model – shouldn’t we be talking about how to make politics less like the X Factor?. Read the article here

8th July 2011
News of the World closure and shredding records
The following appeared on the Guardian.co.uk’s live coverage of the News of the World closure – Read the article here

13th November 2009
How to get the electorate interested in politics?
Kelvin MacKenzie has the solution: a TV hustings show modelled on The X-Factor. Read more here

The Times
7th September 2009
Following on from the recent article on the Beatles and the 1960’s, we are delighted that Rodney’s comments were picked up by the Times newspaper on Saturday. Read more here

The Daily Mirror
24th April 2009
“Sex Novelist Lawyer Sues”
Read the story here

The Daily Mirror
23rd January 2009
“Sacked Cop’s Racism Claim”
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The Daily Mirror
21st June 2008
“Nightclub boss hires Cherie to fight Tony’s smoking ban”Read the story here

The Times
22nd April 2014
“X Factor executive accused of £850’000 fraud.” Read the story here

8th October 2014
“Former Executive at ‘American Idol’ Parent Facing Jail for Fraud”
Read the story here
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8th October 2014
“Mum from Northamptonshire who falsely claimed £90,000 worth of benefits avoids jail”Read the story here

Deidre Dare’s £3.4m claim Against A&O Haunts Headlines – click to download

Press Legal Articles Rodney has Written or Feature Rodney

Notes For Members of The Press

Rodney Hylton-Potts is a progressive and “maverick” lawyer who has championed “the little man and woman”, and the abused and unpopular since the 1970s.

In the 1970s he acted for trade union members who were being bullied and harassed by the Engineering Union over the one day “political strikes”.

He represented Asil Nadir’s stockbroker, “a fall guy” in the Poly Peck scandal in the 90s, and championed a Human Rights challenge against the no smoking legislation in 2007, with Cherrie Booth Q.C.

Availability for Comment on News Stories

Rodney is always happy to talk to and available to members of the press for comment on any story relating to:

  • Showbiz
  • Changes on the law affecting the individuals or companies
  • The judiciary
  • Terrorism
  • Crime
  • Prisons
  • The Police
  • General legal stories
  • Families Need Fathers
  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Legal aid
  • Defamation, libel and slander.
  • Human Rights

Experience with the press

Rodney has been interviewed on television and radio on numerous occasions on the BBC, Sky News, Newsnight and Channel 4 News. In 2005 he appeared on and won the ITV Political reality show “Vote for Me”. He successfully negotiated a large settlement for a client with Sir Paul McCarthy. He is always happy to comment on news events as they unfold.

He provides clear, no-nonsense explanations which cut to the quick, and bring out the cold and sometimes uncomfortable truth. For further information please phone Rodney on 020 7381 8111 or email [email protected].