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Sean James


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With 30 years’ experience, Sean is the go-to content distribution and transmission advisor – leading on many of the most ground-breaking developments in the sector.

“I head our Content Distribution and Transmission team and focus on the creation, acquisition, licensing and distribution of content via television, online, mobile and other digital platforms.

I’m also a director and co-founder of two European video-on-demand businesses (Cirkus and Kritic). I advise across all their content acquisition and platform/OTT regulatory and contractual requirements, as well as assisting with formulating and developing strategy and expansion.

The beauty of this sector is that it’s always changing: every day sees a new challenge as the digital world accelerates. Often, it’s not about today’s problems but tomorrow’s – identifying and solving these issues is a great job to have”.

Sean James is exceptional, one of the best brains in the the media industry. He adds value at every step of the way, helping navigate hugely complicated matters with clarity and confidence. Sean is a pleasure to deal with and incredibly responsive and pragmatic in his advice. He always adds to the strategic debate and is approachable and unstuffy.

Legal 500, 2023