Harte Coyle Collins, Solicitors & Solicitor Advocates has experience personnel who can provide advice to private or corporate clients in respect of media, sports and entertainment law.
Partner in charge of our Sports & Entertainment Law Department, Patricia Coyle, obtained a multi-jurisdiction masters level post graduate qualification with the University of Ulster in 2015. This qualification included intensive training with in house practitioners from the BBC, Channel 4 and US media corporations HBO and Fox. Patricia is currently developing this niche area of law for the firm and provides advice on media content review, contract advice at all stages (including script treatment and pre/post production and all ancillary contracts), advice re film tax relief in Northern Ireland, copyright, defamation, and branding/image rights. We provide this advice while meeting the needs and budgets of companies and individuals within the sports and entertainment industry.
The founders of the firm are supporters of the arts and are particularly interested in assisting start up productions and artists within their budgets. Patricia currently represents 2 Belfast authors and 3 up and coming young bands including the Derry band, Susie Blues.