Clarkslegal LLP - Solicitors in Reading and London

Media & Entertainment

Our lawyers provide expert, pragmatic, solution-driven advice to a variety of clients in the media & entertainment space.

Working closely with our corporate, intellectual property, employment, HR, immigration and dispute resolution experts, we offer our media & entertainment clients a full range of services, including:

 Commercial Agreements

  • Image rights management, exploitation & protection
  • Sponsorship and merchandising agreements
  • Publishing agreements
  • Royalty arrangements and protection
  • Licensing arrangements
  • Exhibition and events agreements
  • Commercial, copyright & other rights issues and protection
  • Data protection & privacy
  • Pre-publication including label and privacy issues


 Film, Music & TV Agreements

  • Development, option, acquisition, location, pre-production, production, post-production, agency, distribution, release, sequel/prequel/spin-off, exploitation and merchandising agreements
  • Talent agreements including actor, director, producer, writer, presenter, composer, crew, loan-out, contributor, management, agents, commissioning and recording



  • Financing, multiple party financings, equity investments, bank and/or senior lender financings and security arrangements, shareholders’ agreement, joint ventures, SPVs


 Brand & Reputation Management

  • Advertising, marketing & PR
  • Brand management, rights & protection
  • Image rights management, exploitation & protection
  • Crisis management
  • Defamation issues



  • Corporate transactions, including mergers & acquisitions



  • Management contracts
  • Employment and contractor agreements
  • Data protection & privacy



  • Advice on sponsoring overseas creative artists and sportspeople in the UK
  • Assistance with Tier 5 Creative & Sporting sponsor licence applications and compliance
  • Assistance with visa applications for creative artists and sportspeople



  • Disputes, mediation, injunctions


 Private Client

  • Wills and estate planning

Contact Us Today

+44 (0)118 958 5321


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