Simkins LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Ed Weidman as a partner with effect from today, 1 May 2019.
Ed is a commercial lawyer specialising in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and advising on the exploitation and protection of intellectual property rights. Ed’s areas of expertise include entertainment (including music, live events, publishing, television and theatre), advertising (including branding, market research, sponsorship and endorsement), digital media, IT and technology. Before qualifying as a solicitor, Ed worked in the music industry as an artist manager and label manager.
Euan Lawson, Managing Partner, said “We are delighted to welcome Ed to the partnership. Since joining us six years ago, he has built a successful commercial practice in the entertainment business, attracting a number of exciting clients including some of the world’s most successful artists, bands and DJs, social media companies, celebrity chefs, influencers, authors, photographers, artist managers, record labels, publishers and festivals. He is entrepreneurial and has a calm manner, tough negotiating style and great attentiveness to client demands, all excellent attributes as he seeks to build his practice yet further in the years to come.”