Nick Bent

Partner 

Nick is a highly experienced commercial and corporate lawyer with over 20 years’ experience within private practice and in-house (including at Dewey Leboeuf, Practical Law and Lexis Nexis). Nick is a dual-qualified lawyer in England & Wales and South Africa, has significant international experience across the UK, Europe, US and other jurisdictions, and holds an MBA degree in addition to his legal qualifications.

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WHAT HIS CLIENTS SAY

"We were introduced to Aria Grace Law and Nick Bent for commercial legal support. Nick has done great work for us in developing contract templates and supporting us on data privacy concerns, providing us with valued legal insight and first class documents. We look forward to working with Aria Grace Law and Nick in the future on other projects."
Will Cookson, Co-Founder, Pangolin

MORE ABOUT NICK

Nick has a wide range of commercial and corporate experience and expertise, particularly within the fields of technology and media law, including: master services agreements; licence agreements; SaaS; software development; partner (reseller / distributor) agreements; data protection (EU and UK GDPR); internet (website and app) terms and conditions; intellectual property rights; production agreements (film and television); social media advice and documents; general commercial contract advice, drafting and review.     

EXAMPLES OF HIS RECENT WORK INCLUDES

  • Engaged as part-time in-house counsel for a software (data discovery) business, advising on all types of commercial and corporate matters, including drafting and reviewing customer contracts and various template standard documents.

  • Drafting a template pack of talent (performer) agreements for a talent agency, with different versions to cover the potential parties involved (e.g., a version that includes the talent’s agent), and advising on specific talent engagements. 

  • Reviewing supplier agreements, SaaS agreements, master services agreements, and drafting a data processing agreement, for an online logistics business.

  • Drafting social media influencer agreements, the terms and conditions for a NFT (non-fungible token) competition, and a website privacy policy, for a PR agency. 

  • Drafting a production agreement and supplier contract, as well as other bespoke legal documents, for a production company.