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 Elouise West Conrad Mewton Brendan Fairweather
Writers (TV) TV/Film registrations Production Support ITV Terms of Trade
C4 Terms of Trade Equity Directors Immigration
E4 Health & Safety Pensions Bribery
Digital - All 4 Stunts Precedents Modern Slave Policy
C5 Terms of Trade Children BECTU TV Animals
APC British Settlement Employment Data Protection
Copyright BBC Terms of Trade   Society of Authors
Compliance and Regulation Digital    
Pan Industry Guidelines Data Protection/GDPR/Privacy Shield FAA    

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

Head of the Legal and Business Affairs team, and responsible for overseeing negotiations with Broadcasters and Unions/Guilds.

Amanda Goddard Head of Legal and Business Affairs

Amanda joined Pact in November 2008 and offers guidance to members on legal and business affairs, as well as representing Pact members’ legal interests to government and third party policy makers.

Elouise West Senior Legal & Business Affairs Executive

Elouise works with the Director of Business Affairs to negotiate the BBC Terms of Trade, Equity and FAA Agreements. She is also the Joint Secretary of the Pact Equity Joint Films Council.

Conrad Mewton Senior Business Affairs Executive

Conrad is a Media Lawyer with over 10 years experience working for producers, RDF and TalkbackThames/Fremantle.

Brendan Fairweather Business Affairs Executive

Brendan supports the Deputy CEO in ITV Terms of Trade negotiations. He also advises on music, immigration and compliance in the production sector.