Talent & influencers

We operate at the forefront of talent and influencer representation and engagement. Whether it’s the negotiation of a brand partnership agreement or the registration of a trade mark, we are here to help.

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Overview

We act for talent and influencers at all levels across a wide range of industry sectors. We also act for talent agents and managers and brands and agencies looking to work with talent.

Our talent clients include footballers, chefs, photographers, fashion designers, models, make-up artists, bloggers, YouTubers, podcasters, authors, musicians, actors, comedians, directors, producers and beyond.

Our unrivalled breadth of media and entertainment experience gives us the unique ability to adapt to meet the challenges of a constantly developing talent-engagement landscape. Please see our expertise below and our other sectors and practice areas for more information about the work that we do.

Expertise

Our areas of expertise including the following:

  • Brand partnerships
  • Influencer engagement
  • Sponsorship and endorsement
  • Merchandising and product licensing
  • Personal appearances
  • Agent and manager agreements
  • Development and protection of brands
  • Copy clearance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Corporate arrangements
  • Reputation protection

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Our lawyers have in-depth expertise and deliver high-quality, pragmatic and commercial advice.

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Huge effort, attention to detail and great concern for their clients.
Chambers & Partners
Simkins have an excellent media practice constantly evolving with the changes in our industry.
Legal 500
They take a sensible pragmatic approach to a contentious situation. Their legal analysis of the issue is good and they provide a number of options to me as the client as to how to move forward.
Legal 500
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An excellent all-round knowledge and understanding of the complexities of the music industry and the social influencer space.
Legal 500

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