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Benjamin Roach

Senior Associate

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Ben is a Senior Associate in our Technology and Media team.  He advises clients on a range of media and technology matters, including TV distribution, advertising, music rights licensing and all things related to technology and communications. 

Prior to joining CMS, Ben has also spent significant time working in house, including to the Digital & Data Protection team at Aviva, and the Future Media division of the BBC.

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Relevant experience

  • BT on its agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc. to form a 50:50 joint venture company to create a new sports offering for the UK and Ireland, as well as matters relating to the on-going distribution of the sport offering by BT and other third party distributors.
  • BT on its agreements with Sky for the distribution by BT of NOW, and the distribution by Sky of BT Sport and pay-per-view service.
  • A leading international music publisher on the acquisition of the right to receive future writer’s share royalty rights in respect of compositions used on the big and small screens.
  • A full-service sports marketing agency on matters relating to in-stadium and TV advertising of sports betting services.
  • A FTSE 100 insurer on its digital marketing agreements, including traditional display advertising and targeted marketing using offline data.
  • Various clients on their digital identity propositions, including an established high street company and an identity start-up.
  • A leading multi-national social network on the roll out of its dark fibre network across Europe.
  • A leading private bank on the roll-out of its financial aggregation service using open banking technology, including commercial contracts and end user terms of use/privacy policy.
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Memberships & Roles

  • techUK.
  • Society for Computers and Law.
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Education

  • 2015 – LPC, University of Law.
  • 2012 – LLB, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield.
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Feed

26/09/2022
CMS ad­vises Anzo Group on the sale of Rox­or Gam­ing
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised Anzo Group on the sale of lead­ing in­de­pend­ent UK-based iG­am­ing con­tent sup­pli­er, Rox­or Gam­ing, to Ar­is­to­crat Leis­ure, the Aus­trali­an Stock Ex­change lis­ted lead­ing...
07/09/2022
CMS ad­vises LiveScore on £50m stra­tegic in­vest­ment from Ring­i­er
In­ter­na­tion­al law firm CMS has ad­vised LiveScore on a stra­tegic in­vest­ment from Swiss-based me­dia and tech­no­logy com­pany Ring­i­er, valu­ing the busi­ness at £500 mil­lion. Foun­ded in 2019 by former Gamesys...