Angharad is a member of our Creative Industries team.
A media and entertainment veteran, she has spent two decades in the film and television industry, supporting broadcasters, producers, financiers and distributors.
Having many years’ experience heading an in-house legal team at a leading broadcaster, Angharad is focused on pinpointing the key commercial issues and delivering practical advice without jargon or legalese.
She represents producers, providing advice on joint ventures, complex co-production arrangements, programme financing agreements, format agreements, commissioning agreements, development and option agreements, distribution and sales agency agreements, production pack documents and bespoke writer and actor agreements.
As Head of Legal and Business Affairs for Welsh-language public service broadcaster S4C until 2018, Angharad drafted and advised on all commissioning and co-financing agreements, handling blanket and standard licencing negotiations with unions and collecting societies, as well as programme compliance issues. She also negotiated and advised on all broadcast technology agreements, drafting S4C’s highly complex IT and technology outsourcing agreement under which it S4C outsourced its entire broadcasting and technical capabilities to BBC Wales.
Prior to working at S4C, Angharad spent several years as a film finance lawyer at SJ Berwin, advising financiers, producers and distributors on all aspects of multiparty financing, talent agreement and chain of title issues.
Angharad was appointed a member of the Ofcom Advisory Committee Wales in 2022, and is a board member of Ffotogallery, the leading Welsh photography charity.
*Angharad Evans is a Consultant at Acuity Law working on a self-employed basis*