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ONE FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7WS, ENGLAND
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Work 020 7242 1212
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Fax 020 7246 7777
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242 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
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www.dentons.com

Adrian Barr-Smith

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Work 020 7320 6500
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Dentons

Position

Adrian is a commercial lawyer, specialising in media finance, broadcasting, gambling, film, marketing, sponsorship, media content/rights and sport. He is a member of the arbitrators panel of the International Film and Television Alliance and also a visiting lecturer at the Erich Pommer Film Institute in Berlin.  He serves as a non-executive director of British Association for Sport and the Law.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Sport

Within: Sport

The 'well-established' practice at Dentons often handles high-level work, including M&A, event bids and planning. Group head Richard Barham is noted for his 'extensive knowledge of the intersection between sport and the government'; he also advised Eventica Communications on its deal with Hunan Maiden Sports Industry Development to organise and host the World Football Forum in Changsha, in China's Hunan province. Indeed, the practice's links with China are strong: other clients include the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and China Sports & Entertainment. Consultant Adrian Barr-Smith is often active on sports work: he acted for F1 driver Kevin Magnussen and Jack & Jones on their driver and sponsorship agreement with the new Renault F1 team. He also advised new client Saracens FC on several contracts and a dispute. Competition expert and managing associate Alex Haffner left to join Fladgate LLP in June 2017.

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    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is strategically placed between Europe and the Far East. The UAE has been ranked among the top 15 maritime nations by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the UAE Government is working on plans to transform the shipping industry into one of the country’s major economic sectors.
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