Our media experience extends back to the formative years of commercial television and, since then, our media practice has been consistently central to our practice and to our hard-won reputation. Our detailed knowledge of the industry is evident from the quality of our service — we don’t need to spend time on a learning curve to understand our clients’ issues.
Our expertise is multi-faceted and covers a broad range of areas. We handle a large volume of legal, regulatory and contractual issues in broadcast, digital and print media, film, sports and advertising.
We have a highly regarded expertise in the area of reputation management and regularly undertake proceedings for defamation, breach of privacy and/or confidential information. We also have many years of practical ‘front-line’ experience in providing pre-publication/broadcast advice for the television and publishing industries.
Whatever the medium, we cover a wide range of contentious and non-contentious legal issues.
Our media clients also face the daily issues that confront any organisation, including employment law, property, company formations, joint ventures and takeovers. In these and other matters, we draw on the resources of the other specialist departments in our firm.
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Are post-termination restrictions on a recruitment consultant enforceable where information is widely available on social media?
The High Court has held that six-month non-dealing and non-solicitation post-termination restrictions were enforceable by the recruitment business against a former employee.
No, according to the EAT, in the case of a group of agency workers who were assigned to one hirer for periods ranging from between six and 25 years.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Active financial management is vital, but with firms looking more closely at the process of debt and fee collection, the personal touch still counts
The lure of the law can kick in at any stage of life. We speak to four individuals who have made a radical switch to a legal career