Chris Laws departs Enigma following sexual misconduct allegations

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Chris Laws has left his position as managing director – brand at independent agency Enigma following the public allegations of sexual misconduct from former employee Ella Campbell of sexual misconduct. Laws strenuously denied these allegations earlier this week.

A spokesperson for Enigma told Mumbrella: “Mr Laws has left Enigma and is no longer an employee.

“The alleged events occurred before Mr Laws was an employee at Enigma and it is now a legal matter for Mr Laws.”

Mumbrella at this time is only referencing the very public allegations made by Campbell and is not suggesting that Laws has committed the harassment and illegal activities complained of by Campbell. This will only be known if the matter proceeds to a Court and a determination is made.

The allegations made against Laws – which he has strongly denied – allegedly took place during her time at Born & Raised in 2018, the agency Laws co-founded. The agency was then acquired by Enigma in early 2020.

According to The Australian, Laws has engaged Boyd House & Partners as his legal team on this matter.

Laws was approached for comment through his legal team but had not responded at the time of publishing.


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