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Collyer Bristow LLP

Work 020 7242 7363
Geneva, London

Charles Braithwaite

Work +44 (0)20 7470 4426
Collyer Bristow LLP

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Corporate and commercial; Intellectual property; Sport


Partner: Charles' main areas of expertise are corporate and commercial, intellectual property and sport. He has previously worked in-house at a major multinational, and has particular expertise in commercial contracts and general commercial matters. Charles' clients range from global brands to start-ups and include manufacturers, service providers, technology companies, agencies, entrepreneurs and sportsmen.


Charles is a member of the European Sponsorship Association.

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Collyer Bristow LLP’s media and entertainment practice regularly advises on commercial agreements across event management, sponsorship, marketing, agency, publishing, management and live performances. The team also acts for individual clients and media companies in libel, breach of privacy, breach of contract, copyright and trade mark infringement cases; and the team has acted on a number of phone hacking cases. Ambache Charitable Trust and Into Film are clients. Steven Heffer, who heads the media and privacy team and the arts and culture group, has ‘extremely sound judgement and an excellent knowledge of the media world, with particular experience in defamation and privacy law’. IP and data protection head Patrick Wheeler; Howard Ricklow, who handles corporate and commercial work; consultant Rhory Robertson; Charles Braithwaite; and consultant Roger Billins are also key contacts.

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