Howard provides advice to individuals, companies and industry organisations on a wide range of corporate and commercial issues.

Howard particularly specialises in commercial and contract law, copyright, media, entertainment, art and sport. He also advises in relation to all aspects of IT and e-commerce law including gaming law, data protection and privacy issues. Another area Howard focuses on is aviation and shipping law, concentrating primarily on the acquisition, financing and leasing of private executive jets, helicopters and yachts.

Howard’s clients include artists, artists’ agents, auction houses, sports individuals and organisations, universities, authors, composers, recording artists, TV and film companies, record companies, hardware and software houses.

Howard is a member of the International Bar Association, the Society for Computers and Law, the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, the European Air Law Association and the Professional Advisers to the International Art Market. He was awarded the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection in September 2018.

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Howard provides advice to individuals, companies and industry organisations on a wide range of corporate and commercial issues.

Howard particularly specialises in commercial and contract law, copyright, media, entertainment, art and sport. He also advises in relation to all aspects of IT and e-commerce law including gaming law, data protection and privacy issues. Another area Howard focuses on is aviation and shipping law, concentrating primarily on the acquisition, financing and leasing of private executive jets, helicopters and yachts.

Howard’s clients include artists, artists’ agents, auction houses, sports individuals and organisations, universities, authors, composers, recording artists, TV and film companies, record companies, hardware and software houses.

Howard is a member of the International Bar Association, the Society for Computers and Law, the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, the European Air Law Association and the Professional Advisers to the International Art Market. He was awarded the BCS Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection in September 2018.

Work highlights

  • Advising a major film composer on a deal with a TV broadcaster for a new blockbuster TV series.
  • Advising on complex GDPR-compliant international data sharing arrangements for multi-national client.

 

Qualification date: 1987

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“Howard has been with me, in a legal sense, since my first film over 20 years ago. From the early days I always said I wouldn’t change lawyers unless I had a really good reason to. 20 years later Howard has never given me that reason”

David Arnold, film composer