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Published on Friday, 9th October 2015, contributed by Steer & Co

Legal 500: three is the magic number for Steer and Co

Steer and Co has become one of only a handful of law firm’s in Bristol to be ranked for its expertise across all three areas of Technology, Media and Telecoms law in the prestigious Legal 500 UK rankings.

Recently released for 2015, not only was the firm ranked across all three categories ‘IT & Telecoms’, ‘Intellectual Property’ and ‘Media and Entertainment’, its named Partner Rebecca Steer was also listed as a recommended lawyer in each.

Highlighting Steer’s expertise in the IT & Telecoms sector, Legal 500 commented; “At Steer and Co, the ‘very professional, supportive and flexible’ Rebecca Steer advises start-ups and cutting-edge businesses on software licensing and development contracts.”

Her work with Media and Entertainment clients was also recognised, with Legal 500 adding; “Rebecca Steer provides ‘thorough and practical advice’ to start-ups and other digital businesses on defamation and media IP.”

The report also made mention of Steer’s high profile client achievements, including being the lead advisor from start-up to sale of SecondSync, a social media analytics company, which was sold to Twitter in 2014, advising leading animation company A Productions on all aspects of licensing & IP rights and her work with award-winning app developers Calvium.

About Steer and Co

Steer and Co is a Bristol-based law firm for the creative, media and technology sectors, working with clients on a local, national and international level. The firm was established in 2006 by Rebecca Steer a specialist commercial, media and technology lawyer, who is the only lawyer in Bristol ranked by Chambers’ 2015 directory for her expertise in Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Media Entertainment (UK-wide).

Working with clients such as XMOS, Bytesnap, Picochip, SecondSync, Clearspeed, Talksport, Netsight, Sinclair Designs, Yogscast, A Productions, Icon films, Calling the Shots, Calvium, Studio Six, Gravitywell, Bray Leino, Groovy and True Digital amongst others, and being a preferred supplier of Bristol Media, the firm has a deep understanding of the creative industry and technology sectors.