Steve is Head of Intellectual Property, Media at Bermans LLP.
He specialises in Intellectual Property, Media and Social Media Law, and has worked mainly in the Media, Creative, Film, Television, Marketing, Advertising and PR sectors.
His first Book, “Legal Issues of Web 2.0 and Social Media”, was published in June 2010, and his second, “Legal Issues Of Corporate Communication in the Online World”, was published in July 2011.
He is heavily involved in Business Development, specifically Social Media strategy, writing an IP and Media Law blog, regular Press Releases and Articles as well as presenting internal and external seminars to pro∙manchester, UK Trade and Industry, Websense, GM Chamber, GMP, Grant Thornton, Manchester Business School, PRCA, Business Link and Daresbury Science & Innovation Campus.
Steve is co-Chairman of Creative pro∙manchester and works tirelessly to build links between the financial and professional services and creative industries in the region.
Steve is also a member of the Council of Manchester Law Society, a Board Member of the MPA, a Director of Manchester Creative Studio and an Ambassador for Forever Manchester.