• While we are lovers of quality content, we also understand there’s a lot to get right behind the scenes before things can run smoothly on the page, the screen or the mic.

    Our media lawyers represent clients working across all forms of traditional, new and emerging media, including newspapers, magazines, radio stations, bloggers, podcasters, brands, talent, creative agencies and media companies.


    We can help you with things like:

    • Agreements with actors, talent, writers, broadcast journalists, entertainers, cast and crew, employees, contractors, agents and insurers;
    • Production agreements;
    • Financing and funding;
    • Defamation advice and clearances;
    • Censorship;
    • Licensing of music and other copyrights including synch placements, remixes and sampling;
    • Copyright protection, infringement and commercialisation;
    • Performer and moral rights;
    • Talent, copyright and location releases;
    • Merchandise and sponsorship;
    • Chain of title;
    • Pre-publication legal advice and content clearance;
    • Broadcasting licences, streaming licences and other mandatory licences;
    • Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) and Australian Press Council (APC) Standards;
    • Privacy matters, including drafting privacy policies;
    • Australian Consumer Law;
    • Disputes and litigation; and
    • Much, much more!

    For more information about the industries we work with, take a look at our client industries here 

    Looking for legal assistance or advice? We’d love to help. Get in touch with one of our media lawyers today.