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Tileyard Connected: Let’s Get Legal

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Join us for the fourth in our series of monthly webinars, ‘Tileyard Connected’.

September’s theme ’Let’s Get Legal’ talks to some of the most reputable lawyers working across the tech, music, media and entertainment industries.

Join us for intimate conversations with our guest panel as we gain a 360-degree view of the important role lawyers play in the business of TV, film, music, publishing, advertising, the internet & news media.

Tileyard Connected is a platform for thought leaders, tastemakers, gamechangers and hitmakers of the creative industries to discuss topical themes based on their contribution and experience across a selection of carefully curated online events.

Guest Speakers Include

Cliff Fluet – Joint Head Of Media and Entertainment, Lewis Silkin

Cliff joined Lewis Silkin LLP as a Partner in April 2006 after over a decade as in-house counsel in the music and broadcast industry. Cliff is now part of the team spearheading our Media & Entertainment sector for the firm and he now acts for some of the world’s largest names in mobile, brands, recorded music, mobile, live music, radio, audio-visual production and online. He also specialises in working with clients whom are embracing content-based entertainment for the first time such as FMCG and lifestyle brand owners, advertising agencies, digital agencies, investment funds and financial institutions. He has a passion for working on innovative new business models, advertiser-funded programming and in the monetisation of format rights.

The Media & Entertainment Group is ranked in the “Legal 500” and “Chambers” and Cliff is ranked as a ‘leading individual’ in both directories. He is also the founder and a director of “Eleven”, a business advisory company working with disruptive business models in the world of Digital Media, Film and Sport.

Pete Bott – Partner, Sound Advice

Following a successful career as an artist, writer and producer with Warner/679 signed electro act Heads We Dance, Pete Bott gained a master’s degree in law and qualified as a solicitor in 2012.

Starting his legal career as a media and company/commercial lawyer at Blacks Solicitors in Leeds, Pete was shortlisted by the Yorkshire Legal Awards in 2014 as a “Rising Star” and recommended by the Legal 500 for his intellectual property expertise.

Pete moved to London in 2015 to focus his specialism on music and media law. His clients now include artists such as Bring Me The Horizon, Sigma, Let’s Eat Grandma, While She Sleeps, Hybrid Minds and Fox Stevenson, as well as writers, producers and managers across all genres of music. In addition, Pete carries out business affairs support for Echo Location (booking agents for artists including Major Lazer, Marshmello, Chase & Status and more), Tileyard Music (managers of Sigala, Ella Eyre, Joel Corry and more) and independent record labels including Easy Life Records and Critical Music, and continues to advise on company/commercial matters.

Outside of the office, Pete lectures on music law and business at several universities and colleges, gives presentations and seminars at key UK and overseas music industry conferences such as Reeperbahn and Output, and takes part in music industry panels and legal advice clinics for organisations including AIM and PRS for Music.

Please note, this event will be recorded and shared. By choosing to attend, you are acknowledging and agreeing to this. You will only see the interview team on the screen recording. However, your questions may be read out as part of the recording capture.

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