James joined Arrow in 2015. He heads up the legal and business affairs team and oversees Arrow’s commercial affairs, rights exploitation, legal and compliance issues. He and his team provide advice and support across development, production, exploitation and commercial matters across the entire group.
He has over 20 years of business affairs experience in TV and film. Prior to joining Arrow, James was Director of Legal & Business Affairs at Optomen Television (responsible for business affairs across all its UK, US and distribution companies), Head of Legal & Business Affairs at RDF Media Group (overseeing legal work for various subsidiaries producing factual, fact-ent, drama, entertainment, comedy and children’s output as well as international distribution) and started his media career at the BBC in a number of legal and business affairs roles across TV, film and radio.