Services & Prices

We provide retainer packages, clearance advice on all types of printed, audio- and audio-visual content, fixed price compliance viewings, script reads, errors and omissions clearance and general pre-publication and pre-broadcast legal clearance advice.

TV, Film, Online content

Our work spans scripted and non- scripted content of all budgets, from Oscar winning films to cutting edge comedy, internationally distributed dramas (factual and non-factual based), documentaries and investigative journalism including filming undercover and filming in hostile countries. Reviewed & Cleared also provides advice for live broadcasts, such as news and current affairs shows.

The Full Service:
From Commission to Broadcast

FROM £1800+VAT

  • Legal check of the script/treatments
  • Direct line to a lawyer for the crew during the production process for any issues that may arise
  • Up to 2 viewings of the film
  • Guidance on clearance of all intellectual property within the film (locations, music, images, art work, designs etc)
  • 'Fair dealing’ advice
  • Guidance on clearance of all music and sound
  • Guidance on clearance of contributors, actors and the incidental inclusion of individuals
  • Defamation and privacy clearance
  • A ‘standards’ check should the film being broadcast within the UK under the Ofcom Broadcast Codes (language, undue prominence etc)

Compliance with the
Ofcom Broadcast Codes

FROM
£300 + VAT (0.5 hour films)
£400 + VAT (1 hour films)

Production Agreements usually ascribe responsibility for compliance with the Ofcom Broadcast Codes to production companies. Reviewed & Cleared can view completed films and provide expert support to ensure compliance:

  • 1 viewing of the film
  • A ‘standards’ check under the Ofcom Broadcast Codes (language, undue prominence etc)
  • Defamation and privacy clearance
  • Direct line to a lawyer for the production team for any other legal issues that may arise

Retainer Package:
VLOGGERS – You Tube Package

FROM
£300 + VAT

  • Resolving and advising upon pre-production considerations and issues - A full legal check of all script/treatments (where applicable);
  • Direct line to a lawyer for the production team for any other legal issues that may arise
  • Up to 5 viewings of the videos per month
  • Ongoing guidance on clearance of all intellectual property within the videos (locations, music, images, art work, designs etc);
  • Guidance on clearance of all music and sound;
  • Guidance on clearance of contributors and the incidental inclusion of individuals
  • Defamation and privacy clearance
  • Advice on the legal position re advertorial content: Advertising Standards Authority (also known as the ASA) - labelling of videos as adverts
  • Clearance of competitions and viewer offers
  • Handling of complaints via the ASA

Script Read

FROM £400+VAT

  • A ‘standards’ check under the Ofcom Broadcast Codes (language, undue prominence etc)
  • Defamation and privacy clearance

Errors and Omissions Advice

FROM £650+VAT

  • Up to 3 viewings of the film
  • Guidance on clearance of all intellectual property within the film (locations, music, images, art work, designs etc)
  • 'Fair dealing’ advice
  • Guidance on clearance of all music and sound
  • Guidance on clearance of contributors, actors and the incidental inclusion of individuals
  • Defamation and privacy clearance
  • Check of contracts to ensure they meet the insurers requirements
  • Direct line to a lawyer for the production team for any other legal issues that may arise
  • Also includes a ‘standards’ check if the film is to be broadcast within the UK under the Ofcom Broadcast Codes (language, undue prominence etc)

Monthly Retainers and Individual Projects

£Negotiable

A number of our clients have chosen a monthly retainer option to meet their specific needs. We can also tailor our services and pricing to suit individual projects. Please contact us for more information.

Publishers

We provide retainer packages and fixed price clearance advice on all types of printed and digital written content.

Our Legalmypage and Legalmybook services give our magazine and publisher clients a dedicated inbox for submitting content for clearance; quick, hassle-free and with no hidden extra charges.

Magazines & Websites

Retainer Package

£Negotiable

Our retainer package includes the legal clearance of:
  • Pages of editorial content (web and print)
  • Pages of advertorial content (web and print)
  • Competitions/Reader Offers
  • Handling of all reader complaints whether made directly or via IPSO
  • Legalmypage: dedicated inbox continually supervised by expert lawyers throughout the working day with very efficient response times.

Books

Pre-publication Legal Review

Under 100,000 words

£1300 + VAT

Over 100,000 words

£Negotiable

Legalmybook: An efficient and easy process for publisher clients to submit books for legal review by one of our expert lawyers.

Neg Checking – Script Clearance Reports

Script Clearance Reports

Feature Film Script clearance reports

FROM £600+VAT
for a report

Scripted Drama Script Clearance Reports:

Reports for each draft of an episode identifying potential conflicts including character names, business names, product names, organisation names, trademarked and copyrighted material.

Providing art departments fictional names including companies, brands and locations throughout the production and helping to trace trademark or copyright owners to facilitate clearance.

From £600 +VAT for a scripted 90 minutes slot

From £400 to £500 +VAT for a scripted hour slot

From £250 to £300 +VAT for a scripted 30 minutes slot

Props and Costumes

Prop and Costume Clearances

From £600 +VAT for a scripted 90 minutes slot

From £400 to £500 +VAT for a scripted hour slot

From £250 to £300 +VAT for a scripted 30 minutes slot