David Deakin
Digital Media Lawyer
Lewis Silkin

David Deakin: Digital Media Lawyer – Lewis Silkin

David is a Partner in the Media, Brands and Technology group at leading London law firm Lewis Silkin.

David deals with all aspects of digital activity, platforms and business models, across the video, publishing, games, social media and retail/ecommerce sectors. He advises on content creation, development and distribution, along with consumer facing, marketing and regulatory issues. This converged expertise enables him to help innovative businesses utilise online platforms to facilitate interactive, immersive and connected experiences.

Before returning to private practice David spent over 12 years as an in-house lawyer in internet and media companies, including as Head of Legal for Digital Media at BBC Worldwide Limited. He therefore has a wealth of industry and client focused insight and understanding about how to execute “digital” activity effectively and commercially.