The Legal 500

Twitter Logo Youtube Circle Icon LinkedIn Icon
Living Wage
10 QUEEN STREET PLACE, LONDON, EC4R 1BE, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7551 7777
Fax:
Fax 020 7551 7800
DX:
42609 CHEAPSIDE-1
Email:
Web:
www.bwbllp.com

Erica Crump

Tel:
Work 020 7551 7782
Email:
Bates Wells Braithwaite

Work Department

Charity

Position

Erica is a Partner and has been with BWB since 2006. Her clients include cultural and creative organisations, charities, social enterprises and commercial businesses. She advises in a range of areas including contracts, legal structures, establishment and registration, Charity Commission regulation, governance, commercial ventures, partnerships and collaborations, production and creative work/assets, and intellectual property (with a particular focus on copyright).

Career

  • Trained at Bates Wells Braithwaite, 2006 - 2008
  • Admitted as a solicitor in 2008
  • Became an associate in 2011
  • Became a partner in 2017

Member

  • Trustee of Stone Nest
  • Trustee of Unitas
  • Former trustee of DONATE the National Funding Scheme for the Arts, Situations Trust, the Otesha Project UK and Urban Culture Project CIC

Education

  • Bristol University, English Literature, 2002
  • Spent two years living in Osaka (Japan) working as an English and Foreign Affairs teacher
  • College of Law, Graduate Diploma in Law, 2005
  • College of Law, Legal Practice Course, 2006


London: Public sector

Local government

Within: Local government

Offering an 'excellent level of service' Bates Wells Braithwaite combines public law specialists with those with regulatory, procurement, state aid, employment and property expertise. Led by the highly respected Melanie Carter the local government audit team is retained by the National Audit Office advising on areas such as local authority financing issue. The team was appointed by Canterbury City Council on the spin out of the Marlowe Theatre to a charity, the Marlowe Trust. It is also advising Wirral Borough Council on the potential spin out of its leisure and cultural services.  Abbie Rumbold heads the public services and Mutuals function and Erica Crump and senior associate Augustus Della-Porta  are noted names.

[back to top]

London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Next generation lawyers

Erica Crump (Theatre; film and TV) - Bates Wells Braithwaite

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Bates Wells Braithwaite‚Äôs expertise spans the arts, theatre, advertising, film and TV. The team advises the British Film Institute (BFI) on a range of issues including real estate, governance, fundraising, data protection, valuation and audience development; other clients include Arts Council England, which it advises on data protection matters; English National Opera, which it advises on employment matters and recently advised on a commercial property acquisition and gift aid project; and The Space CIC, a joint venture between the BBC and Arts Council England, which it advises on review, restructuring, and real estate matters. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), Science Museum Group, Royal Albert Hall and Booker Prize Foundation are also clients.¬†Head of advertising and marketing Rupert Earle¬†is ‚Äėhighly experienced in advertising law and regulation‚Äô and is ‚Äėknowledgeable, calm, careful, thorough, and displays good judgement‚Äô. Erica Crump¬†co-heads the culture and creative team with associates Molly Waiting, who is an ‚Äėabsolute star‚Äô, and Tom Pratt. Lawrence Simanowitz¬†is noted for his media and arts expertise.

[back to top]


Back to index

Legal Developments in London

Legal Developments and updates from the leading lawyers in each jurisdiction. To contribute, send an email request to
  • The legal difference between a consultant and an employee according to Nicaraguan Law

    Knowing the legal difference between a consultant and an employee is important for a company that needs to hire someone in Nicaragua or for a person interested in rendering services for a company or another person, due to the fact that the nature of the contractual relationship will determine many factors that both parties must be aware of before executing the contracting modality that will govern the relationship between them - the nature of the contractual relationship impacts on the employment benefits, tax implications and liabilities that the parties must comply with according to the law.  labor_law_in_nicaragua
  • Single director - shareholder Companies according to the Nicaraguan legal system

    What is a Single Shareholder and Director legal entity?
  • Business in Nicaragua- The Most Important Changes in the Recent Tax Reform

    In recent years, the country ŐĀs the government has been committed to improving Taxation in Nicaragua and attempting to follow the legislative model used by some of the other countries in the region. Starting January 1st, 2013, a new tax law (Law No. 822, Tax Concertation Law) came into force in and completely changed the taxation system in Nicaragua. Two years later a new law was issued by the National Assembly containing more than 80 amendments, additions and repeals (Law No 891) which came into force December 18th, 2014.