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With over 80 specialist media lawyers across our international network, we offer a deep and well-resourced team.

And, because our clients operate across the spectrum of media operations from advertising and content production (including publishing, TV and filmed entertainment, games, music and other audiovisual products) to network distribution (including TV and radio broadcasting, online, fixed and wireless communications) and technology, our knowledge of media law is wide-ranging.

This means we provide relevant media-focused advice, delivered quickly to ensure that we add value from day one. So, irrespective of the location, the size, or the complexity of the matter, you can be confident that we have the right team in the right place.

We offer a complete range of services. As well as our renowned corporate finance practice, our media clients benefit from first-rate advice in areas such as intellectual property, antitrust and regulatory, commercial contracts, employment and benefits, litigation and dispute resolution, banking, capital markets and real estate. We are a one-stop solution for leading media companies.

News & insights

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Publications: 20 January 2022

Kickoff of the UPC: UPC Protocol on Provisional Application now in force

On 19 January 2022, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) came to life as an international organisation. Now, the preparatory phase for the official start of the UPC system can begin.

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News: 20 January 2022

Allen & Overy advises tado on anticipated business combination with GFJ and planned IPO via DE-SPAC

GFJ ESG Acquisition I SE (GFJ), the first German pure play SPAC (special purpose acquisition company) for sustainable technologies, and tado GmbH (tado), a European market leader for intelligent home…

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News: 12 January 2022

Technology deals dominate the 2021 global M&A market

Allen & Overy’s latest M&A Insights report* shows that that the value of global M&A transactions surged to a record high of nearly USD5.8 trillion in 2021, an increase of 64% on 2020, and 48% higher…

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Publications: 12 January 2022

What’s driving the surge in digital infrastructure deals?

Digital infrastructure transactions continue to increase globally, with investors particularly focused on mobile towers, data centres and fibre networks.

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