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Sara Shulman

Solicitor

Sara is a Solicitor in the Entertainment, Media and Sport department at Glaisyers ETL. She completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and the Legal Practice Course at BPP University (London). Sara works with a range of clients from emerging talent to some of the most high profile athletes, sports clubs, influencers and artists in the industry. Sara advises on the registration, protection and enforcement of intellectual property, particularly trade marks, and all general corporate and commercial matters. Sara also advises and works closely with emerging and diverse athletes on the development of their career in broadcasting and entertainment and advises on the creative development of their shows and ideas.

Before Sara moved to law, Sara worked in the British comedy industry for more than ten years. Sara studied Classics at University College London, when she started Comedy Blogedy and interviewed more than 500 comedians and members of the comedy industry. Sara was also the Head of Comedy at the UCL Union Student Radio Rare FM, she developed and hosted her podcast ‘Humour Me’ for UCL SoundCloud and she was invited to give a talk on ‘The Power of Funny’ at TEDxUCL – the first female undergraduate speaker at UCL.

After university, Sara worked in comedy entertainment and scripted comedy development and production at a range of leading production companies. Sara was also a script editor for a variety of comedians on their award-winning and nominated tour shows and various television performances. Sara is also a graduate of the National Film & Television School with a Diploma in Writing and Producing Comedy.

Sara has produced a variety of multi-award winning and nominated short films written and directed by some of the most interesting and diverse comedy writers and directors in the industry. Sara was recently an Associate Producer on a BFI funded short film called ‘Fargate’, which has been featured at more than 18 national and international film festivals and has won and/or been nominated for more than 15 awards. This includes the Global Film Festival Awards in Los Angeles (Best Comedy Short Film, Best First Time Director, Best Actress), the Los Angeles Comedy Film and Screenplay Festival (Best Comedy Short Film), Sheffield Short Film Festival (Best Yorkshire Film), Women’s Comedy Film Festival Chicago (Best International Short Film Nomination), Oxford International Film Festival (Best Comedy Short Film Nomination) and many more.

In short, Sara has huge enthusiasm for developing emerging talent in entertainment, media and sport.

Email: sara.shulman@glaisyers.com
Contact: 0161 833 5650