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Ross Sylvester


Ross advises media businesses and technology platforms on commercial deals and regulatory matters and is also Head of the Sport Group. He is a leading adviser on sports media and data rights issues and acts for businesses right across the production and distribution chain.

“I work closely with rightsholders, distributors and platforms to help them create and deliver entertainment to consumers. I draw on my knowledge of the range of commercial models and exposure to deals at each stage of the value chain to help shape the business terms of the deal as well as address the legal issues. I complement this commercial expertise with a detailed understanding of the regulatory landscape in both the audio-visual and sports sectors.

On the technology side, I help deliver solutions to businesses to facilitate and enhance consumer experiences in the digital entertainment and leisure industries.

My sector focus and work on both the customer and supply side means that I know the important and contentious points on transactions, enabling me to close them quickly and effectively.”

Ross Sylvester is an excellent lawyer with a great breadth of knowledge and experience across multiple facets of the sport, media and telecoms world. Conscientious, friendly and client-orientated, he has the rare ability to work well with lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

Legal 500, 2022