Whether it's sitting on numerous boards to campaign for Pact members’ interests, giving direct legal advice when it's needed, or ensuring that producers are kept up to date with the most recent terms of trade - our legal & business affairs department is an integral part of Pact and of huge benefit to our members.

  • Our Legal Work
    • Represent
    • Support
    • Advice

The legal team’s knowledge and experience is second to none.  They are always available to answer the phone or reply to an email and help with legal questions – whether it be a question on terms of trade, an industry issue, or a small production specific query.

Sarah Lithgow, Legal & Business Affairs Executive, Raise the Roof Productions


Contacting the Business Affairs team

Please find below a directory of subjects and which member of the Business Affairs team you can contact at Pact about each subject. Extended profiles of the team can also be seen below.

Amanda Goddard Brendan Fairweather Conrad Mewton Benedicte Westbye
Writers (TV) TV/Film registrations Production Support TV/Film registrations
C4 Terms of Trade Equity/ FAA/Walk-ons Directors UK Tier 1 Talent route
E4 commissions Health & Safety/Stunts Employment Society of Authors/Guidance
C4 Digital/All 4 BBC Terms of Trade Production Precedents Compliance, Regulations and Legislations
C5 Terms of Trade BBC Digital/Online BECTU TV Children/DBS
Children/DBS MGALBA BECTU Film  
Copyright ITV Terms of Trade Employment  
Compliance, Regulation and Legislation Music    
Pan Industry Guidelines Data Protection/GDPR/Privacy Shield      
APC      
British Settlement Agreement      

For any other queries on subjects not covered above, please contact Max Rumney in the first instance.

Our Legal & Business Affairs Team
  • Max Rumney Deputy CEO, Director of Business Affairs
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  • Amanda Goddard Head of Legal and Business Affairs
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  • Conrad Mewton Senior Business Affairs Executive
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  • Brendan Fairweather Business Affairs Executive
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  • Benedicte Westbye Legal and Business Affairs Assistant/ Paralegal
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