Media & Entertainment

Media & Entertainment

What our media barristers offer

Our barristers regularly advise and represent clients in media and entertainment contract disputes.

Members of Chambers have advised and represented household-name performers, writers and groups, record companies, film distributors and managers. 39 Essex Chambers also advises in media law cases involving issues of freedom of expression. The broadcasting, communications and media sector has experienced a dramatic growth in size and regulatory complexity in the last decade. Members of 39 Essex Chambers have extensive experience in advising on all aspects of the regulation of the sector including drafting representations to OFCOM.

The team also has considerable experience relating to the regulation of cross-border satellite broadcasting within the EU. Since 2005 39 Essex Chambers has advised broadcasting organisations in Eire, Sweden, Luxembourg and the UK on the regulation of cross-border broadcasting.

Who to contact

Niki Merison

Niki Merison is the Senior Practice Manager for the Media & Entertainment team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


Niki MerisonEmail


Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9011


Mobile: +44 (0)7872 178 645


Mark Winrow

Mark Winrow is the Senior Practice Manager for the Media & Entertainment team and will, along with the clerking team below, be able to help you with any questions.


Mark WinrowEmail


Call: +44 (0)20 7634 9082


Mobile: +44 (0)7930 333 993


View clerk's team

Nigel Pleming QC

Nigel Pleming QC

Call: 1971 Silk: 1992

Richard Spearman QC

Richard Spearman QC

Call: 1977 Silk: 1996

Eleanor Grey QC

Eleanor Grey QC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2011

Jenni Richards QC

Jenni Richards QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2011

James Strachan QC

James Strachan QC

Call: 1996 Silk: 2013

Marion Smith QC

Marion Smith QC

Call: 1981 Silk: 2015

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Vikram Sachdeva QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2015

Andrew Tabachnik QC

Andrew Tabachnik QC

Call: 1991 Silk: 2017

Kate Grange QC

Kate Grange QC

Call: 1998 Silk: 2017

Adam Robb QC

Adam Robb QC

Call: 1995 Silk: 2018

Parishil Patel QC

Parishil Patel QC

Call: 1996 Silk: 2018

Rory Dunlop QC

Rory Dunlop QC

Call: 2002 Silk: 2019

Jonathan Bellamy

Jonathan Bellamy

Call: 1986

Judith Ayling

Judith Ayling

Call: 1998

Colin Thomann

Colin Thomann

Call: 1999

Jess Connors

Jess Connors

Call: 2000

Caroline Allen

Caroline Allen

Call: 2005

Alexis Hearnden

Alexis Hearnden

Call: 2005

Andrew Deakin

Andrew Deakin

Call: 2006

Peter Mant

Peter Mant

Call: 2006

Rebecca Drake

Rebecca Drake

Call: 2007

Jack Holborn

Jack Holborn

Call: 2008

Rose Grogan

Rose Grogan

Call: 2010

Tom Tabori

Tom Tabori

Call: 2011

Paul Hayes QC

Paul Hayes QC

Call: 2005 Silk: 2018

Call +44 (0)20 7832 1111 for more information

Barrister portfolio

Close

Click the + icon next to any barrister to add their profile to this portfolio.

Barrister Call CV Email

3