Media & entertainment

Media & entertainment

The firm is renowned for its high-profile work in the field of media and entertainment. The firm represented and continues to represent broadcasting channels in disputes pertaining to broadcasting rights and with senior staff. We also advise producers on their relationships with TV channels. The arbitration team’s involvement in major industry disputes produced victories that had lasting repercussions on the television broadcasting market in the region.

Industry-specific highlights:

  • The firm’s arbitration team is associated with securing a EGP 100 million award for the CBC Channel in its famous dispute with TV satirist Bassem Youssef. The award was the first of its kind in the Egyptian market.
  • We advised a regional production company in contractual and adversarial matters relating to its relationship with a major Arab TV station. The firm’s involvement in pre-dispute negotiations secured a settlement in favor of the production company and the resumption of work.

 

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