We do not define ourselves by the type of client we act for or the value of the transaction but we are best known for transactional work with a media, entertainment or technology focus. We are extremely experienced in handling media catalogue acquisitions and disposals.

Our clients seek our advice at differing stages in their development. Our approach and fee structure is versatile.

Recent work includes:

The acquisition of one of the world’s largest music publishing catalogues for a US based rights company, including advice on the UK aspects and co-ordinating the European work.

The sale of the iconic British record labels, Stiff Records and ZTT Publishing to Universal Music.

A private equity backed EIS investment into a music publishing business.

Disposal of a leading exhibition and event business for on-trade drinks professionals.

Disposal of a leading exhibition business for venues and events.

Sale of the archive of an iconic music TV show.

Sale of the West End’s leading theatre marketing agency to a private equity backed purchaser.

A major investment in a digital marketing agency.

The firm is tier 1 ranked for Media and Entertainment by Legal 500.  Corporate Principals Charles Gerada and Philip Stinson are both recommended.

The department works closely with other specialists in Brands & Marketing Services, Music, Theatre,  Film & TV and Employment.

The team includes Principals Charles Gerada, Philip Stinson and Chris Coates, Senior Associate Tim Turner and Associate Sharzad Shini.

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Clintons is a Partnership.  Its only partners are Clintons LLP and C Legal LLP and it is Authorised and Regulated in the United Kingdom by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, under number 00045165.