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Media and Technology (including T&Cs)

The Media industry is vast and fun and creative.  In amongst it all is the rights to the creation.

Acting on behalf of companies in the Media industry we offer a full range of services in this specialist area and to help guide your company from development, creation, production to exploitation of your product.

We can oversee on the formation of your company helping to ensure that the structure selected is the most suitable. We can then help to protect your company and those your represent and maximise and exploit the assets you own.  We can review, advise, draft or negotiate contracts in the Film, Writing, TV, Theatre and Music business including:

  • Record Label Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements (Music and Writing)
  • Director/Producer Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements in Music, TV and Film
  • Film/Still/Music/location Clearance
  • Set Design/Lighting/Make-up/Costume design Agreements
  • Budgets for TV/Film and budgets for Music tours/concerts
  • Treatments and pitches to TV and Film studios
  • Promoter Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Sponsorship Agreements
  • Endorsement Agreements
  • Social media contracts including Vblogging, competitions and promotions

Technology and Terms and Conditions

In the fast paced technology world it is important that you maintain your intellectual property rights and have the right contracts issued to protect your software, technology or product.

We are able to assist with the reviewing, advising, drafting or negotiating of contracts for you or your company with individuals or multi-million pound international companies. Types of contracts include:

  • Confidentiality/ Non-disclosure Agreements
  • Software Agreements
  • Terms and Conditions/ End User Licence Agreements
  • Services Agreements
  • Manufacturing Agreements
  • Commission Agreements
  • Privacy Policies
  • Trademarks/Copyright
  • Competitions and promotions on Websites and Social Media

Laceys are recognised in the Legal 500, an independent guide to leading law firms in the UK for their Media and Entertainment expertise.

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Charlotte Mitchell

Associate — Corporate and Commercial

Direct dial: 01202 205049


Charlotte Mitchell

Charlotte is an associate in our Commercial team. Having gained experience working both in private practice and as an In-House Solicitor for a FTSE 100 Plc, an AIM listed national IT company and a global engineering company, Charlotte has a wealth of knowledge within IT, Supply of Goods and Services, Intellectual Property, Engineering, Telecoms and Privacy/Data Protection. Although a Commercial lawyer, she is also qualified as a Commercial Litigator and Non Practising Barrister, providing her with the unique advantage of knowing where contracts go wrong, and the ability to evaluate risk and advise accordingly.

Charlotte particularly enjoys working with businesses to help draw up, update and/or negotiate a wide variety of commercial contracts and agreements. Examples of the type of work and contracts which Charlotte advises upon are agency and distribution agreements, terms and conditions of business, website use, sale and supply of goods and services and Data Sharing Agreements. Charlotte also has experience of working with companies to help support and strengthen their compliance functions.

Away for work, Charlotte loves being outside whenever possible. Her favourite past times are tennis, running, walking, windsurfing and horse riding.

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