In recent years, the use and importance of media in everyday life has increased exponentially. Digital, interactive and social media have started to replace or simply converge with more traditional media such as television, film and publishing.
Keystone's media lawyers understand both conventional and new media together with this changing landscape. They can help you exploit new and interesting opportunities, whether these are to be found in conventional or new media or a convergence of the two.
Well thought-out and cleverly structured arrangements can positively influence the ultimate success of any project, but never more so than in the ever-changing media and entertainment world. They can help to quickly resolve disputes or avoid them altogether whilst ensuring that your intellectual property is kept safe and free from infringement.
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A consultant in the Media team, Lawrence is one of the leading litigators in the media industries in the UK, advising on both media and commercial disputes.
Vanessa is a commercial lawyer who helps clients who are using technology to innovate or disrupt established ways of doing things. She has supported clients from household-name global brands to nimble start-ups do this for over 15 years, across goods, services and digital.
Morris is a leading name in sports law and joined Keystone in May 2015. His practice focuses principally on the creation, acquisition, exploitation and protection of sports media and marketing rights, and clients include high-profile governing bodies, individuals, agencies, sponsors and broadcasters.
Lucy is a commercial lawyer with particular expertise in digital media, technology, e-commerce and digital publishing. Her specialisms include the development and publication of apps, games and websites; social media publishing; digital magazines; the digital distribution of content; online partnerships/affiliate deals; and the sale of physical, digital and virtual goods via websites and apps.
Jacqueline is a general commercial litigator with particular experience in sport (including equestrian sports and football) and entertainment (in particular, the music industry).
Jonathan is a highly experienced media lawyer who acts for high-profile corporations and individuals to protect their reputation, the value of their brand and/or individual profile, and their privacy and confidential material. He also represents broadcasters and publishers dealing with defamation or privacy disputes and assists them to minimise risk while retaining full editorial integrity by reviewing and editing material prior to broadcast or publication.
Jimmy is a commercial lawyer specialising in Internet and technology law, data protection, intellectual property, commercial contracts, and IP/IT in M&A transactions. Jimmy has worked for a range of high-profile clients including BT, Royal Mail, AIG, lastminute.com, Shazam, and Surrey Satellite Technology
Anna is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer with excellent in-depth experience gained from 10 years in private practice at Osborne Clarke and previously through running her own business. She specialises in advising on media and technology transactions.
Ian is an experienced corporate and commercial lawyer specialising in corporate finance, advising on flotations (LSE and AIM), takeovers and fund raising of all types, including rights issues and placings, mergers and acquisitions, reorganisations, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements and resolution of shareholder disputes.
Sarah is a commercial contracts and IP lawyer with a particular specialism in the Technology, Media and Data Protection sector.
City trained, Meriel is a highly experienced commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience advising clients from the retail, media, fashion and sport sectors, representing both high-profile designer and household brand names.
Paul is a commercial lawyer who advises on the protection, acquisition and exploitation of intellectual property rights and on legal aspects of websites, including terms and conditions, privacy policies and other online contractual matters.
Helen has 20 years experience in employment law advising clients on both contentious and non-contentious issues. Her clients include large city corporations and banks as well as executives such as CEOs, directors and television producers. Helen’s particular area of expertise is in acting for individuals in the negotiation of their new employment contracts and in terminations.
Oliver has over 20 years’ experience settling disputes involving a wide range of commercial and intellectual property matters. He specialises in company and financial services disputes as well as trademark, copyright and libel claims.
As a corporate and commercial lawyer, Ian advises small to medium-sized organisations on a wide variety of transactions, both domestically and internationally. He has particularly strong experience of working with companies in the media and entertainment sector.
Nicola is an experienced media and intellectual property lawyer, who specialises in giving commercial advice to publishing clients on pre-publication issues.
Emma is a commercial and intellectual property lawyer who specialises in advising media companies on IP production, distribution, exploitation and protection issues. She also advises on commercial contract agreements and privacy matters, with particular expertise in children’s data protection.