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Hansel Henson

Media & Entertainment

2 ranked lawyersBand 4UK-wideUK 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Boutique firm of IP specialists with expertise in the digital and gaming sectors. Advises UK and overseas creative agencies, game and app developers, and startup and established digital companies, on commercial, corporate and contentious matters.

Strengths

Sources report that the team at Hansel Henson has "the perfect balance of technical understanding and commercial insight."

Clients say: "They explain the situation and the law without lots of legalese and are really fast to reply."

Interviewees note: "They are well organised, very approachable and understand their clients’ needs."

Work highlights

Represented Hutch Games in its sale to Modern Times Group, which included advice on regulatory compliance and trade mark portfolio matters.

Notable practitioners

Sarah Wells is experienced at handling contractual and licensing matters in the games sector, as well as having additional expertise in relation to influencers in the marketing sphere.
"Sarah Wells is commercially minded, and her ability to explain complex topics with clarity is invaluable.""The speed with which she replies is amazing, and she is incredibly diligent and thorough."

Tom Henson is one of the founding partners of the firm and a trade mark and copyright expert. He is recommended for commercial, regulatory and brand protection advice to video games developers.
"Tom Henson's ability to quickly understand complex situations and clearly communicate advice allows us to move more quickly.""He has a huge wealth of experience."

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Media & Entertainment: Gaming, Social Media & Interactive Content


Sarah Wells
Up and Coming
Tom Henson
Band 3