Our team focuses exclusively on advertising, marketing and media work. As the advertising and marketing industry invents new ways to promote products and reach new audiences, we’re there to help our clients comply with regulations internationally. We advise global brands and some of the best and brightest businesses across the marketing services sector. We’re widely recognised for our expertise in advertising law, our pedigree in corporate transactions and the pragmatic, commercial advice we provide to clients.

In the agency world we focus predominantly on independent businesses, advising them throughout their life cycle. We’ve completed over 150 corporate transactions internationally over the last 30 years, working on ground-breaking deals with some of the biggest names, including Facebook, We Are Social, Profero, The OysterCatchers and Adam and Eve.

Our clients operate global businesses and we’re there to support them in European capitals, in New York and in many other cities besides. We co-ordinate M&A deals, manage cross-border disputes and advise on HR and employee matters, among others. We offer a complete legal service and we’re not restricted by location.

Visit our dedicated marketinglaw website for 16 years of the very best writing on marketing and advertising law.

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Facebook

Advised Facebook on a range of advertising issues (including designing and implementing a process for and assisting with T&Cs for various advertising products/services).

Byyd Tech

Advised Byyd Tech, the mobile demand-side platform, on a range of legal and regulatory issues, including a review of its key supplier and customer terms.

Sonos

Advised Sonos on advertising and promotions laws across UK, Germany, The Netherlands, France and Belgium.

Omnicom Media Group

Advised Omnicom Media Group on privacy and regulatory issues in the context of targeting and programmatic advertising.

YuMe

Advised YuMe, the online video advertising business, on European regulation relating to its Connected Audience Network and supply-side ad management platform.

Victoria’s Secret

Advised Victoria's Secret on pricing and promotions practices in the UK and various other European jurisdictions.

Expedia

Advised Expedia on all of its advertising compliance requirements across EMEA.

Stickyeyes

Advised Stickyeyes on sale to IPG/Mediabrands.

Oystercatchers

Advised Oystercatchers on sale to Centaur.

Group IMD

Advised management of Group IMD on secondary investment by Inflexion.

Target Media

Advised Target Media on sale to Havas.

4Ps

Advised 4Ps on sale to Netbooster.

Time Inc

Advised Time Inc. (UK) on their acquisition of digital creative advertising business, Collective Europe Limited from Collective Inc.

Pegasus

Advised Pegasusu on sale to UDG Healthcare.

Tonic

Advised Tonic on sale to Lieberman Research Worldwide.

MMT

Advised MMT on sale to Be Heard Group PLC.

Pointlogic

Advised Pointlogic on sale to Nielsen Inc.

Progressive Digital Media Group plc

Advised Progressive Digital Media Group plc on its £67 million acquisition of the GlobalData group.

Mubaloo

Advised Mubaloo on sale to IPG/Mediabrands.

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