EMT – Entertainment, Media, Sports and Technology

The EMT Team is focused on creating commercial legal solutions for the Entertainment, Media, Sports and Technology industries and their stakeholders across Australia, Asia and the United States. 

About Entertainment, Media, Sports and Technology

We understand the critical importance of delivering fast, accurate and strategic legal solutions to our clients.   

We have deep expertise in cross border, complex global deals and local, domestic Australian jurisdictional matters. 

Our individual law clients operate within the sub-sectors of EMT industries and include but are not limited to persons working in TV, Film, Music, Creative Arts, Publishing, Radio, E-commerce, Talent, Celebrity, Influence & Content Creation, Brand, Digital Disruption, Domestic and Global Sports (both Individual and team sports) and Fashion and Design. 

Our corporate law clients primarily are Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds, Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Listed and Privately held companies, HNW financiers, Agencies, Managers, Promoters, Festival Owners, Labels, Studios, Networks, Sponsors, Leagues, Clubs, Software and Hardware companies, Brokers, Entrepreneurial syndicates, Investment Banks, Industry Associations and Government.  

Our legal advice spans the full spectrum of EMT specialist industry matters together with integrated corporate, commercial and intellectual property legal requirements.  


  • Celebrity & Talent
  • Consumer Products
  • Corporate Law
  • Defamation
  • Fashion & Design
  • Film & Television
  • Gaming & Apps
  • Intellectual Property (including Trade Marks & Copyright)
  • Litigation
  • Media & Media Rights
  • Music & Entertainment
  • Publishing
  • Radio
  • Sports
  • Sponsorships


Key client engagements include: 

  • M&A mandate across France, UK and Australia for a prominent media agency.
  • Advising on the buyout, refinancing and launch of a premium entertainment marketing company.
  • Several high profile confidential media related matters – combining  defamation advice, reputation management and corporate affairs.
  • Advising a major live events company in relation to its corporate restructure.
  • A significant talent ambassador mandate for a global brand.
  • Advising a number of Australian businesses on US expansion – commercial and talent strategy, immigration and related legal matters.
  • Advising a major global business on the acquisition of Australian-based entertainment infrastructure.
  • Legal advice to a leading global blockchain / NFT services provider.
  • Advising a number of clients on their acquisition of major stakes in Australian sports teams and competitions.
  • Ongoing representation of numerous high-profile sports and entertainment clients, both individuals and companies. 

Our Experts

Trent Blacket

Partner, Melbourne

Peter Davey

Partner, Melbourne

Dean Kino

Partner, Melbourne

Adam Burke

Special Counsel, Los Angeles

Anna Lozynski

Special Counsel, Melbourne

Jonathan Blinderman

Special Counsel, Los Angeles

Chloe Lucchesi

Senior Associate, Melbourne

Charlie Woods

Associate, Melbourne