Morris joins Level
February 24, 2022
Leading film, TV, and music lawyer, Tony Morris, has joined Level. He is one of the industry’s expert authorities in Media and Entertainment law with a career spanning more than 40 years.
Morris’s focus is on clients who develop, finance, produce and distribute films and other audio-visual content, including record companies, music publishers, composers and musicians, screenwriters and other authors, creatives and influencers.
Amy Sullivan, Level’s Head of Growth said: “We are delighted to welcome Tony to Level. He is one of the film & TV industry’s most knowledgeable legal experts and this fits perfectly with our award-winning Media and Entertainment team.”
Morris has advised on a broad range of transactional and contentious matters with particular emphasis on contractual, commercial and intellectual property matters. He is a keen proponent of Alternative Dispute Resolution and is an accredited mediator and a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Independent Film & Television Alliance.
Morris said: “Joining Level allows me to continue working on projects that I am truly passionate about. My clients include a wide range of talented producers and creatives. The opportunity of joining one of the most innovative legal teams in the Media and Entertainment Industry was too good to resist. I’m thrilled to be onboard at Level.”
Morris joins Level from Swan Turton where he was a consultant. Prior to that he spent 22 years at Marriott Harrison (14 as Managing Partner) following a six year stint at Cameron Markby Hewitt (now part of CMS).
For the last 25 years, Morris has also taught the legal aspects of audio-visual production at a number of universities and film schools around Europe. He is currently a guest lecturer at the National Film & Television School (Beaconsfield), at the University of Portsmouth and for the Raindance Organisation.