Examples of work undertaken by DJB lawyers

  • Advised on and secured licences for multiple concerts including Bruce Springsteen, Adele and other high-profile artists.

  • Advised on a high-profile dispute regarding the procurement process for events contracts.

  • Secured dilapidations from numerous parties for damage caused to a large premises after an event.

  • Drafted a lease for an open air theatre at Regents Park.

DJB specialists

  • Teresa Kamppari Baker (Partner)

  • Louisa Swanton (Partner)

Legal issues that may arise

  • Acquisition and disposal of premises

  • Negotiation and drafting of leases and licences to occupy

  • Rent reviews

  • Planning permissions

  • Events licences and contract, including complex clauses for crowd capacity, noise control, liability for death or injury and access for construction and dismantling infrastructure.

  • Securing fees and dilapidations for damage caused to a concert hall after an event

  • Environmental issues including nuisances and rights to light

  • Procurement for events contractors

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Theatre plays an important role in British culture. The UK has had a vibrant tradition of theatre since the renaissance with roots going beyond that. Almost twice as many people visit the theatre every year in London than watch premier league football.



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