Sandhiya Sophie Argent

Sandhiya Sophie Argent (1)

Media Content Lawyer, Creators Counsel

Sophie is one of the founding members of Creators Counsel. She has worked in Ofcom’s Content Standards Team and as a programme lawyer in the award-winning Channel 4 Legal and Compliance Department. Sophie was also senior compliance lawyer at ITN, where she advised on live news. Now she works as a consultant advising, primarily, production companies on both scripted and unscripted content, that is broadcast in the UK and internationally. Sophie’s advice ranges from; viewings for legal and Ofcom compliance issues, script reviews and clearance advice, drafting in-depth protocols covering Ofcom compliance, legal and ethical issues such as defamation, privacy, duty of care and welfare considerations, hostile environment filming protocols and legal opinions for Errors and Omissions Insurance.