Field Fisher Waterhouse advised Whitbread-owned Beefeater Restaurant & Pub on a television sponsorship deal with Channel 5. The agreement is part of a £1.5m media campaign which includes the sponsorship of Channel 5 show It's a Knockout. Hayley Stallard, head of the advertising and marketing law group at Field Fisher, acted on the deal, assisted by David Bond. Channel 5 was represented by its business and legal affairs department.
Howard Kennedy is claiming to be the first law firm to set up an investment fund for internet companies. The London firm will establish and manage the fund with a group of companies, including accountancy firms and IT consultants. The fund will finance a portfolio of e-commerce companies. The scheme’s intention is to spread the […]