Janine Lapworth has recently joined Simpsons Solicitors after running her own entertainment law practice for several years. She has broad corporate, commercial, intellectual property, entertainment and litigation experience, gained at national and international law firms and in senior in-house legal positions at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney and ESPN STAR Sports in Singapore. She has acted for local producers and overseas studios in connection with international television projects in Australia, advising on all stages from initial structuring and financing through production to worldwide distribution. Beyond television, her clients are involved in research, publishing, education, the visual arts and other creative industries. She is currently Deputy Chair of Australian Theatre for Young People.
Janine holds Arts and Law degrees from the Australian National University and a graduate qualification in publishing from the University of Technology Sydney.