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Latest news and insights on the world of media, entertainment, tech and sport law from the lawyers at Level

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Top 5 Tips For Football Club Secretaries On Drafting Player Contracts

Football Club specialist Liz Coley shares her top tips for football club administrators in drafting player contracts more clearly.

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Johnny Depp v Amber Heard: a legal commentary

The recent case of Depp v Heard has sparked worldwide interest. Level lawyer Tim Lowles breaks down the process that led us here.

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Level is shortlisted for Law Company of the Year at the Lawyer Awards 2022

Level is delighted to have been shortlisted for ‘Law Company of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards 2022, recognition for the fact that Level is a firm that in just over four years, went from an idea to a market leading, specialist firm of choice, ranked highly in…

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Level welcomes expert family lawyer Sofia Moussaoui to the team

Level has welcomed its first family lawyer, Sofia Moussaoui, to the firm. Sofia is a leading matrimonial lawyer advising clients in Level’s core sectors of music, entertainment, sport and technology.

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Level Lawyer Victoria Evans Breaks The World Record With Atlantic Row

Victoria, a partner at Level, has set a new world record for the fastest female solo row across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Case Comment: The Football Association Premier League Ltd v PPLive Sports International Ltd

Tim Lowles examines the recent judgment handed down in a dispute over unpaid media rights fees of over £150m to the Premier League during the first UK lockdown in 2020.

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Bloomberg LP v ZXC – A new affront to press freedom?

Level's Tim Lowles comments on the recent Supreme Court judgment in the press privacy case of Bloomberg LP v ZXC

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Level has successfully defended RDA Television’s right to terminate its Media Rights Agreement with European Professional Club Rugby

High Court rules RDA Television was justified in terminating its Media Rights Agreement with European Rugby during Covid-19

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Level welcomes Film & TV lawyer Tony Morris to the firm

We are delighted to announce that Film & TV specialist Tony Morris has joined Level's flourishing Media and Entertainment team.

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Majors write off historic unrecouped royalty balances for heritage artists

Irving David comments on the announcements from Sony, Warner Music Group and Universal that mark a seismic transformation of the music industry in the modern age.

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Level's first Trainee: Yvie Seville

Say hello to our first trainee solicitor, Yvie Seville.

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Level welcomes entertainment lawyer Rochelle Winn to the firm

Level welcomes Media and Entertainment specialist Rochelle Winn to the firm

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Life at Level: Liz Coley

Sports specialist Liz Coley brings over 20 years of in-house football experience to her clients at Level. We chat with her about her journey to the firm, and find out what day-to-day life is like as a self-employed lawyer.

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Irving David: My 6 Months at Level

Music and entertainment specialist Irving David reflects on his time at Level thus far.

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Level partner Liz Coley produces football club-friendly digest of FIFA commentary

Liz Coley has produced a club-official friendly digest of the most recent FIFA Commentary on Player Transfers.

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Level to support Victoria Evans in World Record Attempt Atlantic Solo Row

Level will sponsor Victoria Evans, sports lawyer at the firm, in her pursuit of a world-record solo row across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Level partner Alastair Campbell appointed to the Sport Resolutions' Pro Bono Advice Panel

Sports lawyer and Level partner Alastair Campbell is appointed to the Sports Resolutions' Pro Bono Advice Panel.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: How do law and entrepreneurship fit together?

In the spirit of Global Entrepreneurship Week, we chat with music lawyer James Woodward about how law and entrepreneurship work together.

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The future of meetings: Level's take on the trending topic

Should we shorten meetings, change their structure or even ban them altogether? The COVID-19 pandemic has placed this topic at the forefront of workplace discussions and forced companies to adjust to novel ways of working. In this article, we discuss Level's take on the matter.

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Level recognised in The Times' Best Law Firms 2022

Level has been commended for its entertainment and sport expertise in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2022.

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Level retains ranking in the Chambers 2022 UK Guide

"Level is a dynamic, forward-thinking firm where most legal issues in sport can be dealt with, due to the breadth of experience and expertise that its lawyers have."

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Level welcomes music lawyer James Woodward to the firm

Music specialist joins the firm's rapidly expanding team

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Level breaks into the Legal 500 rankings for Media & Entertainment

The firm has been ranked as a leading firm for the first time in the 2022 UK edition

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Level represents Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. to launch Wolves Records

A first of its kind partnership between a Premier League Club and major music label

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