Bates Wells Braithwaite is an acknowledged leader in providing legal services to arts organisations and in particular those in the performing arts. We have a practical and can do approach and our focus is on delivering cost-effective solutions.

our lawyers sit on the boards of leading arts organisations

Our clients span the whole industry from theatres, drama schools, opera and dance companies, to artists, museums, galleries film, television and music organisations.

The team provides advice on a wide range of legal matters including charity, crowdfunding, employment, immigration, property, corporate and commercial, intellectual property, data protection and media litigation.

Our advice is of particular relevance to our clients’ needs as a number of our lawyers sit on the boards of leading arts organisations. With inside knowledge of the sector, we approach our work from a unique perspective, fully aware of the challenges and issues that these organisations face.