Dynamic legal advice for advertising, marketing, and strategic communications

Our lawyers are committed to helping you stay ahead of the curve. As the industry pioneers innovative practices to promote products and engage with audiences, we work hard to stay at the forefront of developments and their legal implications. With our deep understanding of the most recent regulations, we can help you navigate this rapidly changing landscape internationally.

We are trusted advisors to global brands and leading businesses in the marketing services sector. Our clients know us for our expertise in advertising law and our successful track record. We have provided impactful and sound advice on a wide range of matters. This includes the production and public dissemination of corporate advertisements in high-profile contexts, like our clients' sponsorship of sports tournaments. We've also worked on ventures in the metaverse and programmatic advertising.

"They have a strong team of knowledgeable advertising lawyers who provide pragmatic, commercial advice."

Media & Entertainment: Advertising & Marketing client

With experience spanning more than 30 years, our team has advised on ground-breaking corporate transactions worldwide. We thrive on working with businesses in this compelling sector, providing comprehensive support throughout their entire lifecycle.

Why choose Osborne Clarke?

We leverage our insights and connections to deliver exceptional results and promote success for our clients. Our commitment to excellence ensures that we are always ready to provide the innovative solutions that you need in the fast-paced world of advertising, marketing and strategic communications.

Our clients operate on a global scale, and we can support your business in major European capitals, New York, and other cities around the world, including Mumbai and Singapore. From coordinating M&A deals to managing cross-border disputes, navigating intellectual property matters, advising on HR and employment matters, we offer a complete legal service that transcends geographical boundaries.



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.


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.


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.


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


Advised Stickyeyes on sale to IPG/Mediabrands.


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.


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.


Advised Pegasusu on sale to UDG Healthcare.


Advised Tonic on sale to Lieberman Research Worldwide.


Advised MMT on sale to Be Heard Group PLC.


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.


Advised Mubaloo on sale to IPG/Mediabrands.