With more than thirteen years’ experience gained in both private practice City law firms and in-house as general counsel of a large media group, she has a wide practice area covering areas such as commercial services contracts, all types of technology agreements, brand licensing, print and publishing contracts, joint venture agreements, outsourcing agreements, and media and advertising contracts.
She is an expert on advising on the implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and regularly advises clients ranging from the largest global companies to SMEs and start ups on its implications. She also conducts audits to assess compliance with the new Regulations.
Sarah is also an experienced speaker at various client and internal and sector briefings.
Brand management and licensing
Sarah Needham is recognised by the Legal 500 2017 for Commercial Contracts and Brand Management.
Ranked in Chambers 2010-2013 and Legal 500 in advertising and marketing, and media and entertainment, respectively
Ranked in 2013 ‘Super Lawyers’ directory
|2016||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2015-2016||DC Thomson Limited | General Counsel|
|2012-2013||Taylor Wessing LLP | Senior Solicitor|
|2001-2012||Macfarlanes LLP | Senior Solicitor|
|2003||Qualified as a Solicitor|