We advise promoters and companies involved in staging major live events in sport, culture, business and entertainment.
Venue hire agreements
Event management contracts and arrangements, including ticketing
Sponsorship, marketing partnership and endorsement agreements
Broadcast, streaming and digital media agreements, including production and distribution arrangements for event-related apps, content and programming
Presenter, talent and appearance agreements
Participation agreements and arrangements
Dispute resolution services, including brand protection and enforcement
We provide legal and business advice to developers and publishers of video games across all formats and media, and to licensors of IP rights from the worlds of sport and entertainment. We also advise clients in relation to eSports (see below).
Video games production, development, publishing and distribution agreements
Platform, game-engine and software licensing agreements
Licensing agreements for brands, characters, names, images and other IP for video games
Regulation of advertising and marketing relating to video games
Betting and gambling laws and their application to video games
End user licence agreements, privacy policies and other terms and conditions
Dispute resolution services in video games and eSports
We provide expert advice to talent, representatives, record labels, distributors of content, songwriters, publishers, administrators, brands and influencers on all aspects of their business. Read more.
We advise investors, producers, distributors and talent (and their representatives) in the film industry.
Film finance arrangements
Development and production agreements
Talent agreements including actor, director and composer agreements
Supplier agreements, including studio and facilities deals
Distribution of film content across traditional and digital media
Regulation of film content / compliance
Film rights option agreements for literary and dramatic works, ‘life-stories’ of prominent athletes, entertainers and renowned individuals, teams and events
UK and international tax credit arrangements
Chain of title review
Celebrities, Presenters & Talent
We provide individuals from the worlds of sport and entertainment with a range of expert and confidential legal services.
Commercial negotiations and agreements for presenters, performers and talent
Sponsorship, brand ambassador and endorsement agreements
Merchandising, licensing and publishing agreements
Image rights structuring, protection and enforcement
Defamation, reputation management and privacy services
Dispute resolution services
Legal services for leading social influencers and YouTubers
We have the know-how and experience to advise clients in the fast-growing world of eSports.
event management agreements
regulatory and constitutional documents
advice for leagues and governing bodies
joint venture agreements
player and participation agreements and issues
eSports broadcasting / streaming and sponsorship agreements