James Ware Stephenson solicitors work extensively with the creative and entertainment sectors, including digital media, music, film, tv, fashion, photography and digital games.  We have considerable experience in musical and straight theatre and other forms of live entertainment.  

As a boutique firm we are quick, cost-effective and client focused.


At the heart of our practice is a deep understanding of the creative industries and the legal factors that underpin our clients’ commercial and professional success. We are creative lawyers in a creative environment.

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Fun on the Ice

November 29, 2018

We were delighetd to show off our (incredible ;-) skating skills read more

The latest on EU trade marks after Brexit

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James specialised in copyright and media law from an early stage in his career. read more

Did you know that we do free professional lunchtime seminars read more

Our practical guide  to  the  new  General  Data  Protection  Regulation (GDPR) coming into  force  on  25  May 2018

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Thoughts on Collaboration

March 15, 2018

A short summary of the most important takeaways from our seminar held at Somerset House on 15 February 2018 read more

We are located at Somerset House and are delighted to be a part of its creative community.