We possess market leading media capabilities which allows us to provide you with more than just first-class legal advice. At Reed Smith, our understanding of the most complex deals and our overall knowledge of the digital media and technology sector allow us to function promptly and effectively in increasingly competitive environments.
In the UK, we are one of the top digital media and entertainment law practices, whether measured in volume of work, quality and range of clients, or in the scale and complexity of matters handled. Our experience spans all aspects of media law, including production, finance, distribution, digital media, regulatory, litigation and corporate-commercial transactions. We have particular strengths in film and television finance, production and distribution as well as in broadcasting and digital content distribution.
In the United States, our fast-expanding teams of media and entertainment practitioners on both the East and West Coasts leverage their broad and significant experience for you. Our team draws on their strengths in corporate, commercial, labour and employment, antitrust, litigation, intellectual property, and communications regulatory practitioners experienced in media and entertainment matters – many of whom provide significant counsel and transactional representation to major international media and entertainment companies.
Wherever you are located, be it in Munich, Paris, the Middle East and Hong Kong, we can help you because our lawyers experienced in serving both locally based and international media and entertainment-industry clients.
Our clients include:
- Motion picture studios
- Film, TV and sport financiers, including banks
- Television, radio and cable broadcasters and networks
- Independent film and television producers
- Digital content distributors and social networking sites
- Digital Start-ups and entrepreneurs
- Individual entertainers
- Film and TV distributors
- National and local print publishing companies
- Digital music companies
- Media and entertainment trade associations
- Advertising agencies