Sheridans signs sports and media partner

Sheridans signs sports and media partner
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

January 28th 2009 at 2:36PM

Specialist law firm to develop sports-related gaming business

Sports and media expert Morris Bentata has joined the specialist entertainment and creative industries law firm Sheridans as a partner specialising in sports and media.

Bentata will work with Sheridans’ portfolio of developer and publisher clients, assisting the development of the company’s role with regard to integration as a leisure and entertainment specialist.

Howard Jones, managing partner at Sheridans said: “Morris is a highly commercial, technically gifted specialist lawyer. His experience, ambition and talent make him an excellent fit at Sheridans and I have no doubt that he will make a very significant impact in all our core areas of leisure, media and entertainment both, in the pure sports work that he does and in conjunction with our expanding TV rights business.”

Bentata added: “Sheridans is very well known for its media expertise and provides an excellent opportunity to grow and build on the range of sports related work the practice already undertakes in this area. There is much to be achieved and I very much look forward to working with the whole team.”