Kate Allen joined Swan Turton as an associate in 2020 and advises on commercial music matters and media-related disputes.
Kate trained at the London based entertainment firm Harbottle & Lewis where she gained experience with the firm’s Media Information, Commercial Litigation, Intellectual Property and Technology, Media and Entertainment practices.
Prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Kate acquired a range of media experience whilst working with in-house legal teams at Sony Music UK and Universal Music Group, as well as working as a freelance music journalist for a number of years.
Recent Bulletins by Kate Allen
- VG Bild-Kunst v Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz: Copyright works and website framing
- Capitol Records and others v BT and others: High Court victory sees cyberlocker website blocked by internet service providers
- Private letters and freedom of expression: HRH Duchess of Sussex v Associated Newspapers Ltd
- How much is enough for copyright joint authorship: Martin v Kogan: The Re-Trial