SPORTS, MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT
We provide a great deal of services in this space and our clients include media and entertainment companies, digital platforms, tech start-ups, sports clubs, sports agents, football managers, professional footballers and tennis players, intellectual property rights owners, industry investors, film/TV personas and music talent.
We advise on a wide range of legal and tax issues and a great variety of contracts, starting from significant acquisitions, investments, lending transactions, joint ventures and commercial deals, to licensing, image rights, endorsements, sponsorships, talent agency and distribution agreements. More specifically, our services include a specialist advice in the areas of intellectual property rights (acquisition, investments, registration and protection), lending, investments and acquisitions, licencing, franchising, TV and film distribution, brand protection, commercial deals (including commercial sponsorships, endorsements and appearances), talent representation and management, social media, talent image enhancement and management, image rights transactions, PR-related arrangements, dispute resolution, sports law, employment arrangements, immigration (including nationality & residency programs), family and personal wealth management, wealth trusts and tax structuring.
We also work with a number of agents based in the UK and internationally and we assist with talent employment-related placements, professional and commercial arrangements and initiatives.