Media & EntertainmentExpand
Media & Entertainment
We are also known as a firm that always has its finger on the pulse and an eye on the future, whilst focussing on delivering practical advice.
Our deep heritage of working in the TMC sector means we have worked with complex technology businesses and disruptive future facing services helping them to develop game-changing technologies and innovative business models, from complex platforms through to global D2C, ecommerce services and interactive entertainment services.
It’s an exciting market driven by technology, digital transformation and convergence together with regulatory change in the UK and Europe. Our aim is to help our clients take advantage of the opportunities presented by the evolution of connectivity whilst remaining compliant in a highly regulated sector.
Our team advises on mobile and fixed network infrastructure arrangements and financing, regulatory and competition issues including the European Electronic Communications Code, commercial and corporate transactions, regulated procurement for network access, IoT and other connected technologies. Our team is also highly experienced at handling telecoms regulatory and commercial contract disputes including judicial review of regulator decisions.
The global nature of the telecoms industry means that as well as helping foreign providers enter the European markets, we regularly advise on international projects and compliance.
Many of our lawyers have worked within the industry and have a deep understanding of the technology, business strategies and challenges faced by businesses in this sector.
Our focus areas
Advertising, marketing and strategic communications
Games and interactive entertainment
In recent years, interactive entertainment has overtaken music and film to become one of the largest industries in the entertainment media sector. Interactive Entertainment is a fast-moving sector, and we've been involved from the outset.
Hardware, software and IT services
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