RSS feed for Media, Entertainment and Sport News

Media, Entertainment and Sport News


Olswang picks up former Linklaters TMT head in Paris

19-Mar-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Olswang has bolstered its Brussels and Paris offices with the hire of former Linklaters TMT head Sylvie Rousseau. 


Taylor Wessing and K&L Gates score planning permission for new Brentford FC stadium

18-Mar-2014 | By Natalie Stanton

Taylor Wessing has strengthened its relationship with Brentford Football Club, advising on its successful planning application for a new 20,000 seat stadium.

virgin media

Virgin Media appoints new general counsel from Scripps Networks

17-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Virgin Media has appointed a new general counsel from American media company Scripps Networks Interactive.


Female lawyers to get their own football league

14-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

Footballing female lawyers could soon join their male counterparts with their own legal football league.


Dinah Rose QC wins Prince Charles "spider letter" case for Guardian journalist

12-Mar-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has said a Guardian reporter should be able to see contentious secret letters written by Prince Charles to the Government, quashing an order by the Attorney General to avoid revealing them. 


Why the Nike Alliance is a legal trendsetter

10-Mar-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Sports giant Nike sets out to be a trendsetter in the world of sport and fashion. In legal circles the global retailer, which generates global revenues of $25bn annually, is again helping to set new trends by choosing an alliance of independent firms to cover its European legal needs over a single international firm.

Read all Media, Entertainment and Sport News

Media, Entertainment and Sport Analysis


Summer Round-up: Deals, booted

16-Sep-2013 | By Kate Beioley

Footie and telecoms dominate our regular round-up of recent M&A activity, as the threat of rising interest rates kick-started activity among organisations.

C4 team

All 4 one

29-Jul-2013 | By Lucy Burton

Keeping cutting-edge Channel 4 TV shows on the rails calls for some radical action by its in-house lawyers. No wonder they are award-winners

Gail Crawford

Clouded issues

21 May 2012

IT services are all about the cloud these days, but what’s the attraction and what are the legal risks?

Read more

Media, Entertainment and Sport Opinion

Selin Sinem Erciya

Turkey's new internet law increases state control


Turkey’s new internet regulations are being seen as draconian.

Neil Blundell

Match Fixing: Football’s Hot Topic For 2014


With the World Cup in Brazil looming but match fixing on the rise, it is to be hoped that 2014 be remembered for sporting reasons rather than for scandals


The press and the pressure


Proposed newspaper charter is open to political manipulation and may not gain wide acceptance

Read more