The Creative industries are fast growing, disruptive, and set to grow by £50 billion by 2030, according to the UK Governments’ and the Creative Industries Councils’ 2023 Sector Vision.
Being based in the geographical heart of the creative sector and film industry near Pinewood studios we have worked with those in the film, media, entertainment, digital, marketing and other creative fields for many years.
What is media and entertainment law?
Media law, entertainment law and communication law all refer to the legal framework and contractual relations which govern the various aspects of media, communication, and those involved in the wider creative industry like TV, film, radio, music and publishing. they encompass a broad range of legal issues that arise in and around the creation, distribution, and consumption of media content, including print, broadcast, digital, and online media.
Media and entertainment law covers both the rights and responsibilities of media organisations, journalists, content creators, individuals involved in the production of media content, and individuals and businesses affected by it. It covers areas like freedom of speech, defamation and libel, contract, intellectual property, privacy, copyright, trademark, licensing, advertising, censorship, insurance, data protection and access to information.
What do we do?
Our experts advise, in addition, on commercial agreements, resolving disputes, structuring deals, financing plans, property matters and employment law in all disciplines within the creative industries.
Our corporate, commercial, property, employment and dispute resolution teams work with a range of businesses operating in TV, film, and digital media, from some of the largest online streaming services , through to studios, production companies, brand-owners and investors. Our individual clients include actors, musicians and other artists as well as those in management and production.
Our clients include:
- Advertising and marketing agencies
- TV & film production companies
- Stage & lighting businesses
- Investors & stakeholder s
- Memorabilia auction houses
- Talent including acting, musicians and other creatives
B P Collins’ reputation continues to excel in the legal directories. The firm is recognised as a regional heavyweight, many of our services are tier one and lots of our lawyers are recognised as either leaders in their field or next generation lawyers.
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