Secondment to a leading regional broadcaster based in Dubai as senior legal counsel, advising on all matters affecting the media organisation including

  • Channel carriage agreements;
  • Agreement for the organisation and sponsorship of an International Football Tournament;
  • Software licence agreements; and
  • Set top box supply and distribution agreements.

Secondment to leading global broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, acting as in-house counsel and advising various internal business units on a range of agreements, including

  • Content sale and acquisition agreements;
  • Co-Production, production and commissioning agreements;
  • Intellectual property infringement matters in relation to web, broadcast, and mobile content as well as trade mark infringement and domain name disputes;
  • Agreements for the provision of audience research, measurement and analytical services;
  • Talent agreements for producers / directors;
  • Host broadcaster agreements for international athletics competition;
  • Agreements for the design and on-going support of mobile and web-based applications.

Secondment to the client as primary in-house legal advisor on all matters relating to the multi-platform distribution of its broadcast rights of the English Premier League including

  • Agreements relating to exploitation by encrypted satellite broadcast;
  • Agreements related to the delivery of live matches via a web-platform as well as multi-territory delivery on a free to air, analogue and digital, terrestrial basis; and
  • Agreements for simultaneous retransmission of encrypted satellite broadcasts on various other delivery platforms including by means of mobile telecommunications, IPTV and Cable.