Our Services

We offer a comprehensive contracts service

  • Drafting, vetting and negotiating publishing contracts:
    • Licence of rights or assignment of copyright; advance and royalty or flat fee basis
    • All types of rights, including UK, US, translation, film, merchandising, serial, permissions
    • Boilerplate negotiations with literary agents/publishers
    • Representation agreements for literary, sales and licensing agents and for distributors
    • Amendments to existing agreements
  • Supplying templates for:
    • Publishing deals
    • Associated rights
    • Publishing service providers
    • Permissions, remainder notifications, reversion and other termination
  • Advising on commercial terms and industry practice:
    • Recommending appropriate terms and conditions for inclusion in your standard contracts
    • Reviewing offer letters and terms for specific deals
  • Reviewing contracts procedures and recommending best practice
  • Training and mentoring contracts assistants, executives and managers
  • Providing maternity/paternity and annual leave cover for contracts personnel