Comprehensive legal advice to protect your business ideas

We are recognised as a leading UK law firm for media, entertainment and IP, ranked in the Legal 500 in the South West for media and entertainment and also for intellectual property (IP).

In the media and entertainment world our clients include television and film producers, all types of creatives, distributors, sales agents, writers, musicians, music publishers, venues, photographers, artists, animators and presenters. We handle negotiations, including packaging, financing and licensing, as well as all contractual, copyright and branding issues, enabling our clients to focus on what they do best.

From award-winning television series on Disney+ to seminal photographs of David Bowie to animated YouTube videos with 100 million views, we enable our clients to maximise their potential, and their revenue streams.

Our expertise includes:

  • Film and television financing and production agreements
  • Commercial agreements of any nature, including option agreements and IP assignments
  • Licensing and distribution/sales agency agreements
  • Copyright advice
  • Brand protection advice including trade marks and merchandising
  • Talent and management contracts
  • Standard terms and conditions and privacy policies
  • Sponsorship and endorsement agreements
  • Executive employment contracts and option schemes
  • Confidentiality agreements/NDAs

Meet our Media, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Technology and Trademarks experts