Partner - Digital Media & Brand Entertainment: Lewis Silkin LLP and Managing Director: Eleven
Cliff joined Lewis Silkin LLP as a Partner in April 2006 after over a decade as in-house counsel in the music and broadcast industry and founded its market-leading Digital Media & Brand Entertainment group. He acts for some of the world’s largest names in mobile, brands, recorded music, mobile, live music, radio, audio-visual production and online globally such as Apple, VEVO and Jukin Media and many European-based companies such as Deezer, Pledgemusic, Rovio, SYCO, HMV Digital, MixRadio, Jukedeck, helloU, Gleam Futures and many others.
He also specialises in working with clients whom are embracing content-based entertainment and technology for the first time such as FMCG and lifestyle brand owners, advertising agencies, digital agencies, investment funds and financial institutions. He has a passion for working on innovative new business models and in relation to the monetisation of rights.
Cliff is also the founder and Managing Director of Eleven, a business advisory and corporate finance firm working with disruptive business models in the world of Digital Media, Film and Sport where he advises large corporations, brands and investors on digital innovation and works with start-ups at the cutting edge of music and technology, especially in the realm of the Sharing Economy, Social Video, Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and the BlockChain.