Media and Entertainment specialists

Media and Entertainment Law

We cover all aspects of Media and Entertainment Law from handling urgent High Court injunctions preventing the publication of defamatory allegations to drafting complicated licensing agreements.

The key to our success is understanding the media landscape and applying practical as well as legal solutions to help our clients.

We even have an in-house media consultant who can assist in liaising and negotiating with publications and broadcasters to assist in bringing successful resolutions without having to resort to litigation.

Media and Entertainment Law is often considered a costly exercise but our ability to robustly bring cases to a quick conclusion means that we offer excellent value for money, backed by a variety of funding options.

Reputation Management and Privacy

Whether a business or an individual, everyone trades on their reputation. Our team understands the importance of maintaining a good reputation and offer a discreet, robust service to ensure our clients receive the best possible protection.

Very often the first response given to a reporter can set the agenda for a news story so we ensure we are available around the clock to step in when a potential problem arises.

We specialise in defamation, breaches of privacy law and the ‘right to be forgotten’ to both protect and help repair reputations.
Combining with our in-house media consultant we have our finger on the pulse of the ever-changing media landscape meaning we offer you the best possible protection.

We are able to use the new precedents set with privacy case law to ensure our clients, their businesses and their families do not suffer from unwanted intrusions.

Media and Entertainment Commercial Agreements

Our commercial lawyers are adept at negotiating and drafting media-related agreements.

We use our expertise, honed across a variety of industry sectors, to create water-tight media and entertainment agreements that ensure our clients are protected for all eventualities.

Our team advises TV and film production companies; producers and directors; as well as celebrities and sports stars.

Areas of expertise include:

• Licensing Agreements
• TV and Film Contracts
• Production Agreements
• Director & Producer Agreements
• Sports Contracts
• Recording Agreements
• Publishing Agreements
• Management Agreements
• Copyright

Our Media and Entertainment Law Experience

Over the years we have represented a wide variety of clients in all aspects of Media and Entertainment Law.

Our team’s experience includes:
• Helping to prevent the publication or broadcast of unwanted allegations about high profile business people, celebrities and sports stars.
• Advising TV production companies about contractual disputes.
• Obtaining injunctions to prevent, prohibit and remove the publication of defamatory blogs.
• Representing individuals in phone hacking claims.
• Advising movie executives on contractual disputes.
• Drafting and negotiating long-term commercial agreements for TV personalities and sports stars
• Securing the removal of defamatory newspaper and magazine articles both in print and online.

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