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With a rich and diverse culture where creativity flourishes, the UK is a world leader in many creative arenas –especially music, staged events and fashion. At Stephens Scown we understand the imagination and originality that drives these sectors, and the unique legal needs that help them to continue to thrive and innovate.

We also know that to succeed, any creative venture has to exist in the commercial world and deal with its realities. That’s where our own talents can prove invaluable.  We’re a law firm with wide experience in acting for clients and contacts across creative sectors both in the UK and internationally.

Greater imagination and communication

Our team is passionate about creativity. We talk your language – and equally important, we can present legal issues and details in a plain speaking and easily understandable way. With in-depth legal and commercial acumen, our specialist team can also add value through introductions and deal brokering.

We’ve created a solid reputation

Contact us now and we’ll demonstrate how we can provide the specialised help you need. Our approach is highly professional and highly ranked by both Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500, the two leading independent legal guides.

Clients we’ve worked closely with include:

  • JLB Brands – owners of the Olivia Burton watch brand
  • Found Series
  • 2Heads Global Design
  • Miss Photogenic
  • Urban Nerds
  • Mandarin Creative

Our recent experience and activities include:

  • Advising a record label on recording, featured artist and remix agreements.
  • Advising a fashion brand on international distribution and agency arrangements.
  • Advising a sports clothing and equipment brand on international brand protection and licensing arrangements.
  • Advising on and negotiating a management deal for a singer/songwriter.
  • Advising club and event promoters on licensing, supply, ticketing and venue arrangements.
  • Advising model agents on mother agency terms, commissioning and interaction with foreign agencies.
  • Advising artists, photographers and authors on IP rights and licensing arrangements.
  • Online compliance and marketing advice for fashion designers, musicians and creative marketplaces.

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Ben Travers

Partner and Head of IP and IT

“Working closely with myself and Elle Exxe (artist), we feel safe knowing that we are being advised by a lawyer whose knowledge, experience and contacts will help further my business and Elle Exxe’s career.”

Umong Shah, owner of Fortitude Music.

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