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Paul Herbert

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Goodman Derrick LLP

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Commercial, media and technology.


Paul is a commercial lawyer with over 20 years’ experience in the media and technology sectors, acting for various delivery platforms, broadcasters, production companies, publishers, authors, distributors, technology companies and associated entities. He has an acknowledged specialist in content, media regulation, media contracts, technology and infrastructure.


Lifer at Goodman Derrick. Current directorships: The African Pulse.


Royal Television Society; AdLaw; Lensbury Club; The Hospital Club.


Salvation Grammar School; Southampton University (LLB); Queen Mary University of London (LLM).


The sea; film; theatre; Spain; the gym.

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Goodman Derrick LLP is active across mandates in the advertising, marketing, film, TV and publishing sectors. Team head Paul Herbert advises Digital 3 + 4 on DTT broadcasting activities and regulatory matters, and advised We Are Fearless on contractual agreements with Nestlé. Tanya Shillingford advises BBFC on a range of classification, policy and commercial issues. Edward Hoare advised Guardian Media Group and Caledonia Investments on the disposal of a majority interest in Seven Publishing Group. North One Television, Portland Television and Digital UK are also clients.

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