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Ukie Brexit Hotline 2021

The Ukie Hotline is back – with a special Brexit focus.

Now that the Brexit transition period has come to an end and the EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement has been signed, you may be wondering how your games business is affected and what actions you might need to take.

The Ukie Brexit Hotline gives all games companies the opportunity to get free and quick advice in 15minute chats with industry experts from disciplines including legal, recruitment, and more.

How do I take advantage of the Ukie Hotline? 

All members listed below have kindly offered up their time to help provide free advice. Each is available on the phone, email, and twitter to answer your questions, completely free of charge. 

Who are the experts taking part in the Ukie Hotline? 

Below is a list of Ukie member companies taking part. Click on the respective links below to see more information about what they do, what they can help you with and how to contact them for free. We have also categorised the experts to make it easier for you to find the right person to speak to! 

If you are a Ukie Partner Member and would like to get involved in this initiative to provide support to your fellow members, please get in touch with Grace

Experts

Partner Contact Link to contact details Expertise/specialist
Irwin Mitchell LLP Laura Harper Irwin Mitchell LLP contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry
Lee & Thompson Julian Ward Lee and Thompson contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry
Harbottle & Lewis Kostyantyn Lobov Harbottle and Lewis contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry. Commercial Contracts, Intellectual Property (IP), Data, Corporate, Employment, Regulatory issues, Disputes
Charles Russell Speechlys Kelvin Tanner Charles Russell Speechlys contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry; immigration
Sheridans Various Sheridans contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry
Wiggin Peter Lewin Wiggin contact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry. Including commercial (e.g. development, publishing, licensing), regulatory compliance, IP and data – all around games and esports.
Menzies Robert Kruppa Menzies contact details Accounting and business advice for the video game sector.
Oury Clark Various Oury Clark contact details VISA issues/Employment issues, Cross border/ remote worker, Contractual questions
Mishcon de Reya Stuart Lester Mishcon de Reyacontact details Legal/Law advice specific to the video games industry.
S-Tech Insurance Kate Rhodes S Tech Insurance contact details Insurance for the games sector
GG Insurance Phil Wildman GG Insurance contact details Insurance for the games sector
OPM Jobs Kim Adcock OPM Jobs contact details Recruitment, Immigration Law / Brexit changes, Mental Health in the workplace
Aardvark Swift Ian Goodall Aardvark Swift contact details Recruitment, Visas & Immigration post Brexit