Lewis Silkin strengthens media and entertainment offering with new hire
25 March 2015
City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces that media and entertainment lawyer Jonathan Monjack is joining its renowned Media, Brands & Technology (MBT) team.
LONDON – City law firm Lewis Silkin LLP today announces that media and entertainment lawyer Jonathan Monjack is joining its renowned Media, Brands & Technology (MBT) team.
Jonathan joins the firm with extensive media, entertainment and intellectual property law expertise, having advised major brands and start-ups on legal and commercial issues across UK and international markets. Prior to joining Lewis Silkin Jonathan was at Davenport Lyons whilst he is to continue in his role as Managing Director of RME/Sony Music Group, the recording and publishing music group affiliated to Sony Music.
Through his career Jonathan has set up, managed and advised a variety of companies in the media and entertainment industry as well as the real estate sector, noting his interest in property management services company, The Happy Tenant, which he founded and will continue to run.
Giles Crown, Head of MBT at Lewis Silkin LLP, said:
"Further enhancing our multidisciplinary Media, Brands and Technology department’s offering of expertise across the media, technology/digital, film, television and music industries; we are delighted to welcome Jonathan to the team. His knowledge of the entertainment and media industry, as well as the experience he brings via his interests and networks in other markets Lewis Silkin serves, means that many of our clients, as well as Jonathan’s own wider networks, stand to benefit from this expansion of our services.”
Jonathan Monjack adds:
“Lewis Silkin’s widely acknowledged reputation advising both emerging and “super brands” in music, media and entertainment makes them a perfect fit for my practice given my own professional background. I’ve been very aware of the firm’s burgeoning quality client base whilst the innovations the firm has recently brought to market such as Eleven, and its role advising entrepreneurs and brands on how to exploit and protect their IP, manage talent, and tackle digital disruption, are compelling given my interest in advising clients on the key legal and commercial issues at play in these arenas”.
For further information, please contact:
Scott Addison, Matthew Clark or Tal Donahue, Infinite Global
Tel: 020 7269 1430
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