Warners Solicitors will be open for business as usual until 5.15pm on Friday 22nd December.  Both of the firm’s offices will then be closed until 9am on Tuesday 2nd January 2024.

Creative Industries

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:

  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Arts and Culture
  • Craft
  • Createch
  • Design
  • Fashion
  • Games
  • Music
  • Publishing
  • TV and Film

We regularly help clients with:

  • Advice on intellectual property rights and brand protection
  • Commercial contracts
  • Data protection and privacy laws
  • Debt collection
  • 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

Meet the team

Kevin Sullivan
Angela Robinson
Russel Brinkhurst

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