Cliff joined Lewis Silkin LLP as a Partner in April 2006 and specialises in Digital Media & Brand Entertainment. He founded the Media & Entertainment practice at Lewis Silkin LLP as a part of its acclaimed Media, Brands and Technology team.
He is named in both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 as a leader and expert in his field and the Media & Entertainment group is ranked in as ‘Tier 1’.
After training at Cameron McKenna, he became in-house counsel at Warner Music and Legal director and Company Secretary for Capital Radio plc (now Global Radio).
As a partner at Lewis Silkin LLP he now acts for some of the world’s largest names in music, mobile, brands, advertising, production and online.
Cliff is also the founder and Managing Director at Eleven, offering strategic and commercial advisory services – as part of its ecosystem of trusted partners – to companies in the realm of music, digital media, sport and film.
He specialises in working with clients in the media whose businesses are being transformed by convergence or whom are embracing content-based entertainment for the first time such as FMCG and lifestyle brand owners, advertising agencies, digital agencies and financial institutions.
Specialties: commercial and business affairs advice relating to Digital Media, Brand Entertainment, Online and Music platforms, Format Rights, Music Rights, Talent Negotiations, Radio, Mobile and new models for revenue