Media Solicitors & Media Lawyers & Entertainment Solicitors & Entertainment Lawyers
Summerfield Browne Solicitors are media and entertainment lawyers and are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in England. We are a modern and progressive media and entertainment law firm, and operate a new legal services business model, which significantly reduces our overheads, and which means we can transfer the benefit of those cost savings back to our customers, in the form of competitive fee rates.
What sets us apart from many other media and entertainment solicitors, is that we deliver legal services using a business model that utilises the best aspects of the traditional law firm, but which also incorporates a flexible consultancy based legal services model. Our business model means that clients have the option of choosing either, remote delivery of legal services which is simple, effective and cost efficient, or alternatively, the more traditional delivery of legal services via meetings in person at either, our serviced offices, or at the client's business premises.
Our media lawyers and entertainment lawyers provide specialist media and entertainment legal advice in relation to music, television (TV), broadcasting, films, newspapers, magazines, publishing, theatre, arts and painting, and creative technologies including mobile content and digital technology development.
Our media solicitors and entertainment solicitors provide the following legal services:
Media contracts and Entertainment contracts – our media solicitors advise on a diverse range of contacts including, publishing contracts, production contracts, distribution contracts, licensing, merchandising contracts, producer contracts, development contracts and recording contracts. Our entertainment solicitors can draft and also negotiate these contracts on behalf of our clients.
Media litigation and Entertainment litigation – Are you involved in litigation? If so our entertainment lawyers can assist. We provide commercial and pragmatic litigation advice, and our media lawyers will advise on the merits of your case at an early stage, to determine the best strategy going forward.
Media disputes and Entertainment disputes – If you have a dispute, then our media solicitors can assist in trying to resolve the dispute as quickly as possible, and where appropriate without recourse to formal legal proceedings. Our entertainment solicitors will consider and evaluate alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options to see whether “Without Prejudice” negotiations and/ or mediation might be a suitable way to resolve the dispute.
Media and Entertainment joint ventures – our entertainment lawyers will provide advice on the most suitable vehicle for establishing the joint venture including a limited company (Ltd), or alternatively a limited liability partnership (LLP). Our media lawyers can also advise on shareholders agreements and partnership deeds, which regulate the rights and obligations of the collaborators.
Media and Entertainment collaborations – If you are considering collaborating with another party then our media solicitors can assist. We can draft and negotiate commercial collaboration agreements, and provide effective advice on the terms that should be included in the agreement, in order to protect our client’s best interests.
Media and Entertainment finance – Our entertainment solicitors can assist with raising finance. We can advise on equity finance such as external investment or alternatively debt finance such as loans.
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OFFICES AND GEOGRAPHIC AREAS SERVICED BY US
We have offices in London, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford, Northampton (all by appointment only) and our administrative office is in Market Harborough, Leicester, Leicestershire.
We provide legal services all over England and Wales.
Please visit our Contact page and submit an enquiry form or contact us on 0800 567 7595 or if you are telephoning from a mobile on 01858 414284 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternatively, you can contact each of our offices on 020 3292 1306 (London); 0121 259 0005 (Birmingham); 01223 420252 (Cambridge); 01865 784098 (Oxford); 01858 414284 (Leicestershire/ Northamptonshire).