Digital, Web, IT and Social Media

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Digital, Web and IT

Digital law is a fast developing legal area and we are confident we have the experience and skills to support you. We can provide a range of services in relation to web and IT law and associated areas such as intellectual property law, defamation and business law. This combined knowledge allows us to consider all the relevant law when providing you with the advice and support to manage your legal risks, deal with unequal bargaining positions and maximise revenue.

We can deliver prompt, business focused advice to suit a variety of situations involving your website and online content such as:

  • Cookie policies and website terms and conditions;
  • GDPR compliance including drafting privacy policies and website disclaimers;
  • Online intellectual property rights including copyright and trademarks;
  • Libel and defamation;
  • Domain name protection;
  • Complying with company law requirements;
  • Consumer protection including online and distance selling regulations, e-commerce regulations and the Consumer Rights Act; and
  • Disputes regarding IT issues.

Social Media

We work with many different organisations and individuals, providing advice regarding posts made online and on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Youtube. We have many years’ experience of advising individuals and organisations in the arts, entertainment, fashion, and music industries. Many of us have previously worked as creatives so we understand the needs, challenges and realities of the sector. We’re friendly, approachable and able to help you with whatever question you want to throw at us.

We can help with a range of legal, regulatory and practical issues affecting your work or private life online.

We can assist with:

  • Defamation;
  • Protecting your reputation and brand;
  • Copyright and other intellectual property rights;
  • Preserving your privacy rights;
  • Safeguarding private and confidential information; and
  • Unlawful use or disclosure of personal data and claims under the Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (“GDPR”).

We can also provide specific advice for social media influencers, including:

  • Management agreements;
  • Influencer contracts and agreements;
  • Business advice and brand strategy;
  • Submitting complaints via Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks;
  • Sponsorship agreements; and
  • Advertising Standard Agency (ASA) and Commercial Markets Authority (CMA) Guidance including the Influencer’s Guide.

We always provide advice that is pragmatic, cost effective and appropriate.

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Keith Arrowsmith

Keith Arrowsmith

Senior Partner (Legal)

+44 (0)7740623636

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