Media, Sport and Entertainment

Our market-leading commercial, IT, IP, corporate and regulatory practices enable us to provide media clients with an integrated cross practice team, providing focussed and commercial advice. We regularly advise media clients and investors on cross-border transactions, reflecting the global reach of today’s media platforms and partnerships.

Advisory services to a section of filmmakers on the management of piracy; review and preparation of contracts for concert featuring international artistes; sole legal advisers to Nigeria’s largest music festival; advisory services on the acquisition of DVD rights for documentaries; drafting all contracts for Nigeria’s most successful plays; advisory and drafting services for the production, finance and distribution of a new television game show; advisory services to venture capitalist companies in the acquisition of ecommerce businesses; due diligence on software development companies; preparation of content acquisition agreements for content aggregators; advisory services to content providers applying for a television licenses; processing television licenses; and advisory services to international sports franchises.

On-going and recently completed Transactions

  • The successful prosecution of infringement of copyright work owned by Nigeria’s foremost Afro-beat artist, composer and performer.