SMB’s Media Team have advised FAE Film and Television Limited on the production and financing of new film Save The Cinema for Sky Cinema. Based on a true story and inspired by the life of Liz Evans and her mission to stop The Lyric Theatre being demolished. The film’s cast list is an all-star British cast including Samantha Morton (Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes), Adeel Akhtar (Enola Holmes) and Erin Richards (Gotham). Find more information here.
In a judgment handed down on Tuesday 19th January, SMB won a claim to recover the domain name blackjack.com on behalf of our client, Hanger Holdings.Read more
SMB are very pleased to have successfully advised Kevin Kane, the founder of PHASTAR, one of the UK’s largest specialist biometrics clinical research organisations for clinical trials, on his partnership with private equity firm Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP. PHASTAR has 10 offices globally with plans for further international expansion. Charterhouse made a significant investment into PHASTAR, with Mr Kane remaining CEO and retaining a substantial stake in the business.Read more
SMB’s Film and TV Team has advised its client 42, the UK/US management and production company (Outside the Wire, Watership Down), on the production, financing and distribution arrangements for its new film Silent Twins.Read more