Jane Hyndman joined Compact Media in 2012 as part of Rights, our business affairs service. Jane was appointed Group General Counsel in 2014. Jane is an English qualified solicitor with over twenty years experience of advising clients in the media sector (both UK and international). She worked as Head of Legal for MirrorTel before holding similar roles with a Sony/Disney joint venture, Europe Movieco Partners Limited, and subsequently ETV Media Group. Jane has also consulted for a number of clients including international broadcasters and independent production companies. She has extensive knowledge and experience of the wide range of matters which affect both broadcasters and the independent production sector including acquisition of rights, contracts, licensing, production, Ofcom licensing and compliance, defamation, advertising and sponsorship. Jane has increasingly been called on to advise clients on matters arising of out their use of social media, including facebook and twitter.