Media

Giambrone’s market-leading media specialist lawyers draw on many years of experience in the sector and can assist media businesses in the financing, exploitation and protection of their content on all platforms.

Our media lawyers work closely with specialist lawyers in our Intellectual Property and Information Technology groups to provide a rounded service to our media clients.

Our specialist lawyers in media and entertainment work closely alongside the firm's corporate finance, employment, real estate and dispute resolution groups to provide a truly bespoke service to our clients principally in the television, film, advertising and publishing industries

We are familiar with the particular requirements of businesses in the media sector and can assist our clients in a range of jurisdictions through our own offices and our relationships with leading law firms in other jurisdictions enabling us to offer a multi-national and multi-disciplinary capability.

Our Sports team works closely with our Media team and also has extensive experience advising sports clients in relation to media-related matters including entering into commercial agreements on broadcasting rights.

Recent Cases

  • We have advised Gareth Thomas, the Welsh  former professional rugby player, in the production of the “Alfie - Hate in the Beautiful Game”, a documentary aired in 2017 on the BBC, an attempt to change the law to put homophobic and transphobic abuse on par with racial abuse at football grounds.
  • We have advised the producers of Starbright (2018) in connection with IP and filming rights. Starbright tells the story of a young orphan who escapes the realities of her life by fantasizing about and then entering a fairy tale world