Steer & Co is an award-winning law firm, with award-winning lawyers. We’re highly experienced specialists in our fields, with many of us ranked or recognised as legal experts by leading independent publications, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

We’re driven by our clients’ success. By listening to what you need and adapting what we do for you, we deliver creative, clear and relevant advice – and real value.

We provide core Wraparound Services to the Media, Creative & Digital, Technology and IP Sectors, so you know once you instruct us all your related legal requirements will be taken care of. We also work collaboratively with your executive and legal team, and other external advisors, to ensure you have a complete solution that meets your needs and budget. Not much fazes us.

All our lawyers are experts, which means we only engage senior lawyers and attorneys. Our size means we can provide named lawyers to consistently advise you (if required and subject to certain criteria), so we develop a deep understanding of your business, style and strategy.

 

 

History

Steer & Co was founded in 2006 by award-winning lawyer, Rebecca SteerSpecialising in intellectual property, information technology and media (gaming and social media, in particular), Rebecca is recognised as a legal expert in all three. She is also ranked in the top 10 lawyers in Bristol and the South West in these sectors, by leading independent publications, Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

Working with clients across the TV, film, animation, technology, creative and digital sectors, Steer & Co has now grown to include a team of equally passionate and specialist lawyers to its original founder.  

All our senior lawyers have had experience working in house as General Counsel within these sectors, which is crucial to being able to deliver relevant and commercial advice. Alongside this, we have unwaveringly high standards and want to help our clients achieve their goals. The team supports clients in the the Media, Creative & Digital; Technology and IP sectors.

Steer & Co has won a number a number of industry awards, listed below.

Clients

Awards

IP Law Firm of the Year England

Corporate INTL Magazine 2016

Media & Technology Lawyer of the Year

Woman in Law 2016

Sustained Excellence in TMT Transactions

Corporate Live Wire Global Awards 2016

Excellence in Advisory Service – ICT Sector

Corporate Live Wire Global Awards 2016

Sustained Excellence in TMT Transactions

Acquisition International M&A Awards 2016

IP Law Firm of the Year UK

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2016

Ranked Lawyer in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2016

Ranked Lawyer in Intellectual Property, South West

Chambers and Partners 2016

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2016

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2016

Ranked in TMT, Media and Entertainment, South West

Legal 500 2016

IP Law Firm of the Year England

Global Law Experts 2015

Best Technology Transaction Team UK

Acquisition International M&A Awards 2015

Excellence in Data Protection Advisory

LiveWire M&A Awards 2015

Best Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015

Outstanding Legal Expertise – Intellectual Property

Women in Law Awards 2015

Niche Advisory Firm of the Year (TMT) UK

ACQ5 Global Awards 2015

Niche Advisor of the Year (TMT) UK

ACQ5 Global Awards 2015

Best Client Satisfaction

Acquisition International M&A Awards 2015

Leading Individual in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2015

Leading Individual in Intellectual Property, South West

Chambers and Partners 2015

Leading Individual in Media & Entertainment, UK-wide

Chambers and Partners 2015

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2015

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2015

Ranked in TMT, Media and Entertainment, South West

Legal 500 2015

IP Law Firm of the Year in England

Global Law Experts 2014

Database Rights Practice of the Year UK

Acquisition International, IP Awards 2014

Data Protection Specialists of the Year UK

Acquisition International, M&A Awards 2014

Niche Advisory Firm of the Year (TMT) UK

ACQ5 Global Awards 2014

Niche Advisor of the Year (TMT) UK

ACQ5 Global Awards 2014

Best for Technology Law

Acquisition International, Legal Awards 2014

Leading Individual in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2014

Leading Individual in Intellectual Property, South West

Chambers and Partners 2014

Leading Individual in Media & Entertainment: Social Media & Interactive Content, UK-wide

Chambers and Partners 2014

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2014

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2014

Ranked in TMT, Media and Entertainment, South West

Legal 500 2014

TMT Disputes Law Firm of the Year UK

Acquisition International Legal Awards 2013

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2013

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2013

Ranked in TMT, Media and Entertainment, South West

Legal 500 2013

Leading Individual in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2012

Leading Individual in Intellectual Property, South West

Chambers and Partners 2012

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2012

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2012

Leading Individual in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2011

Leading Individual in Intellectual Property, South West

Chambers and Partners 2011

Ranked in TMT, IT and Telecoms, South West

Legal 500 2011

Ranked in TMT, Intellectual Property, South West

Legal 500 2011

Leading Individual in Information Technology, South West

Chambers and Partners 2010