Lucy Strauss

Senior Associate

Lucy began her career in the City at K&L Gates LLP before joining Lee & Thompson as an Associate in the firm’s Corporate Group.

Lucy advises on general corporate and commercial matters including structuring start-ups, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint venture arrangements and shareholder agreements and investments in the fields of media and entertainment, with a particular focus on the areas of sport, sponsorship, music, film & TV, advertising and marketing, and live events.

Notable recent deals that Lucy has advised on include:

  • BMG Rights Management on its acquisition of RAM Records
  • Lionsgate UK on its investment in Primal Media
  • Sony Music on its acquisition of Essential Music & Marketing
  • SME London on its licence to run Countryfile Live from BBCW
  • Eleven Films on the investment in that company by the Channel 4 Growth Fund
  • Nicola Shindler on the sale of Red Production Company to Studiocanal
  • Ignite experiential agency on its sale to Wasserman Media Group
  • Argonon on its acquisition of Windfall Films and of Transparent Television
  • Various on and off screen creative TV talent on their umbrella arrangements with “Super Indies” including Matt Lucas (All3Media), Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones (Endemol), Derek Wax (Endemol), Corona TV (Fremantle) and Tony Wood (Cineflix)
Contact

lucystrauss@leeandthompson.com
+44 (0)20 3073 7600