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Film, Media and Entertainment

The media, film and entertainment industries are experiencing significant change. With change comes challenge and knotty legal problems to work through, but also, great opportunity. Our media lawyers and entertainment lawyers are here to help.

Our Experience

We have entertainment lawyers, media lawyers, music lawyers and film lawyers with decades of experience of advising people and businesses involved in the media, film and entertainment businesses. Our experience includes advising on:

  • Ownership and usage rights, and protecting your intellectual property
  • Financing your film or project
  • Commercial advice including drafting and reviewing contracts in relation to locations, supply of goods, and agreements with your team
  • Negotiation with actors, distributors and intermediaries
  • Dispute resolution – settling arguments that can happen at any stage of the production process
  • Tax advice for businesses and individuals
  • Security licenses
  • Health and safety legislation and processes to ensure your project risk is minimised. We have advised on car chases and all sorts of high octane stunts.

How can we help you?

Our Clients

Our entertainment, music, film and media lawyers work for:

  • Film actors (both UK resident and non-resident)
  • Major league sports people
  • Premier league sports clubs – cricket, rugby and football
  • Production companies – including on company structure
  • Film producers including some well known Hollywood names
  • Ancillary film support businesses that are based within studio grounds
  • Specialist film security companies who protect sets and individuals including high profile stars
  • Individual visiting or performing in the UK and EU across multiple jurisdictions
  • Behind camera personnel
  • Film promoters.


Hear what our clients say about our Film, Media and Entertainment sector

Go-to law firm for TV and media work

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