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Global Leaders in Media Law Practice

SKW Schwarz’s constant prominent position in Tier 1 of the media law rankings in Germany (for the last 25 years) demonstrates its continuing excellence, strength and market dominance. The firm is very well known for providing outstanding legal advice and enjoys an impressive reputation among clients and competitors alike.

By winning Martin Diesbach and his team at the beginning of 2015, the firm’s media law practice is now stronger than ever and the largest one in Germany. The size and collective experience enable the team to provide in-depth advice even in the most specialised fields.

Notable Deals

With its wide range of expertise in the sector, SKW Schwarz represents some of the world’s best known media companies, especially in the areas of film and television, press and publishing, music, games, advertising and digital distribution.

SKW Schwarz provides comprehensive legal advice to clients such as Netflix, Swisscom Broadcast, Microsoft and Red Bull Media House in all areas of media law.

The client base further includes big names such as film production company and studio Bavaria Film, publisher Random House Fifty Shades of Grey, IKEA and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe.

The law firm maintains a balance between expanding the traditional media practice while also firmly positioning itself in upcoming and newer areas of business such as digital media.

SKW Schwarz


Firm Overview

Firm Overview

Named partner Prof. Schwarz advises Motion Pictures and Animation Production of the German Producers Alliance, the leading association of production companies in Germany, and is thus actively involved in shaping the German media landscape.



SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
Ferdinandstraße 3
20095 Hamburg
T: +49 (0)40.334 01-0
F: +49 (0)40.334 01-530
E: hamburg@skwschwarz.de


SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
Wittelsbacherplatz 1
80333 München

T: +49 (0)89.286 40-0
F: +49 (0)89.280 94-32
E: muenchen@skwschwarz.de

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