Hugh James

Media & Entertainment Department

Wales
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What the team is known for Experienced in advising on production financing, distribution agreements and licensing arrangements of all stripes. Also recommended for pre-publishing and pre-broadcast reviews of potentially defamatory content. Acts for media companies and also for cultural agencies of the Welsh Government.

Strengths A client says: "They are a lovely bunch of people and it has been quite a fruitful relationship."

Another adds: "They have done brilliant work for us at quite short notice."

Sources say: "They do great work in Wales's media sector."

Work highlights Advised the Welsh Government Media Investment Fund on its investment in the Doctor Who PC/mobile game entitled Doctor Who Universe, which was produced by Tiny Rebel Games.

Notable practitioners

Aled Walters has experience with regard to film finance and production agreements, and is also noted for his expertise in video game development. He also advises talent on agreements with advertising agencies, and corporate finance deals in the media sector. A client says: "He is super-efficient, super-successful for us and a good point man."