Our corporate lawyers have supported numerous transactions for media clients, including mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. Our litigation lawyers have been involved in some of the most significant defamation cases in the UK and can advise on defamation-related disputes across the sector.
Beyond our extensive corporate and litigation experience, much of our work in this area relates to online content delivery. We advise on all aspects of online presence, including content production and acquisition, website and sales terms, privacy policies and data protection and liability issues. We are also well placed to advise on the opportunities and issues surrounding revenue generation from online content.
Our clients in this area include advertising agencies, interactive entertainment distributors, newspapers, music, consumer and academic book and magazine publishers, computer hardware and software, betting and gaming, internet and e-commerce companies.
The betting and gaming sector has rapidly expanded and evolved in recent years as ‘re-regulation’, new technologies, and changing behaviour have fostered innovation and adaptation on all fronts. We’re experienced in advising clients on this rapidly evolving regulatory environment....READ MORE
The scale and duration of projects in this sector call for specialist expertise in drafting and negotiating contracts. Our team has extensive experience in contracts for supply, installation, construction and facilities management, appointments, collateral warranties, bonds and parent company guaran...READ MORE
Through our extensive relationships with law firms around the world, our clients gain access to teams of lawyers worldwide with a deep understanding of the legal issues faced by businesses in the energy and resources sectors. We have particular experience of energy-related transactions in Africa and...READ MORE
We’re experienced in coordinating multi-jurisdictional teams to manage our clients’ needs around the globe and have good links with a number of firms in the main crypto-friendly jurisdictions. We combine our lawyers’ experience with that of the most appropriate local law firm. This enables us to pro...READ MORE
We have a detailed appreciation of the hotel industry’s dynamics and an understanding of the corporate, commercial, tax, real estate, planning and construction issues that affect businesses in the sector. This enables us to support clients in undertaking a wide range of sophisticated and complex tra...READ MORE
The leisure sector is experiencing a period of accelerated change and expansion in response to new technologies and changing consumer behaviours. Drawing on the expertise of our diverse firm, our team provides advice on a wide range of legal and business challenges....READ MORE
The cross-firm team provides the range of legal services required by clients across the industry spectrum, from biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices companies to institutions or organisations that are involved in the research, development and sale of medicines, medical devices or nutr...READ MORE
Our sector experience spans a wide range of sports including motor racing, where we have advised teams and drivers in Formula 1, A1 GP, World Rally, Cart, Indy Car and Moto GP, and cricket, football, golf and cycling. We have supported clients on a range of a matters including: intellectual property...READ MORE
Our lawyers don’t just advise on the law, but help our clients with the commercial implications of legal decisions. Our team focusses on the practicalities of retailing, whether through a busy store or shopping centre, or using e-tail channels....READ MORE
We advise secondary and primary-market investors in a range of sectors, PPPs/PFI and asset-backed vehicles we advise investors and contractors on their involvement with PPPs, PFIs and asset-backed vehicles and are experienced in drafting and negotiating appropriate forms of contract (including stand...READ MORE
Fladgate understands the changing nature and dynamics of the professional services sector, from structures such as LLPs or incorporations to mergers and joint ventures, enabling us to provide advice and insight that extends beyond the routine aspects of business....READ MORE
We are an experienced team representing policyholders and their captives in litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution with insurers. The group also advises on insurance programmes and renewals, on the drafting and interpretation of policies, including Warranty & Indemnity cover ...READ MORE
We provide practical solutions in contentious and non-contentious situations involving financially distressed businesses through our corporate restructuring and insolvency group. The team advises insolvency practitioners, banks, other lending institutions, stakeholders, troubled companies, directors...READ MORE
We advise on all the key issues affecting the property industry, including regeneration and development schemes, investment, funding, construction matters, property disputes, portfolio management, planning, taxation and the creation of corporate structures....READ MORE
The team’s expertise includes commercial and corporate work; it advised Gfinity on its acquisition of the entire share capital of RealSM, a sports media company which operates a fan-oriented digital sports media platform under the brand name RealSport. The team’s experience also covers online content delivery, data protection, IP, privacy, competition and regulatory work.Legal 500 2020 UK
A dispute concerning the screenplay for the 2016 Hollywood biographical comedy “Florence Foster Jenk...Read more
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On 25 February 2019, the European Banking Authority (EBA) published revised Guidelines on outso...Read more
New Rules On 13th February 2019, the European Parliament, the Council of the European Union and the...Read more