According to the Creative Industries Council, the UK creative industries generate £91.8bn a year to the UK economy. Of course, with such a large amount of revenue generated, it is imperative that those working within these industries have access to legal assistance that is perfectly suited for their sector.
We act for a huge variety of companies across a wide range of diverse creative industries, from start-ups to large international blue-chip corporations. Our solicitors are very experienced in this sector and understand the world in which our clients operate and the challenges that they face.
Our clients come from a wide variety of industries in the creative sector, including:
Arts and Culture
TV and Film
We regularly help clients with:
Advice on intellectual property rights and brand protection
Data protection and privacy laws
Disputes with contractors
Agency, distribution and franchise arrangements
Mergers and acquisitions
Commercial landlord and tenant advice
Property and lease disputes
Managing employment issues, including disciplinary, grievances and dismissals
Defending Employment Tribunal claims
Drafting employment contracts, settlement agreements and post termination restrictions
Our experience in the creative sector:
Advising a well-known music artist in relation to a trademark application
Advising a well known international independent record shop on various matters, including new leases and lease renewals, employee settlement agreements, company acquisitions and supplier disputes
Advising a digital marketing agency on a contract dispute and providing advice on copyright issues
Advising a large architectural firm in relation to employment contracts, share options and lease renewals
Advising a specialist experiential marketing services company in relation to a contract dispute with a website designer
Advising a publishing company in relation to a passing off action
Advising a specialist festival company in relation to trade mark application and shareholders’ agreement
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