07791 436 100   law@mylesjackman.com

Obscenity Law Advice - Arts and Media

Do you have an enquiry about potentially "obscene" sexual content?

I can provide you with bespoke private client obscenity law advice. I have experience of advising: publishing houses on literary text and erotic prints; magazine publishers about pornography, lifestyle and listing directories; contemporary artists, galleries and live performance exhibitions; and private film-clubs, cinemas and filmmakers.

I can provide you with anything from a single consultation; to comprehensive written advice and legal documentation; up to total legal support on an on-going basis.

You are welcome to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss your needs, no matter what your project or budget are.

Literary Publishers:

I represent various publishers on an ongoing basis.

I advised a mainstream publishing house regarding the publication of a book of 13th Century Japanese erotic cartoons and woodcuts.

I advised a mainstream publisher regarding "50 Shades" style erotic BDSM fiction; after they received inaccurate advice from their defamation lawyers.

Magazine Publishers:

I represent numerous of national and regional LGBTQI publications on an ongoing basis.

I advise a hardcore gay London listings magazine for obscenity law compliance and publication issues.

I advised the publishers of the leading national Gay and Lesbian lifestyle magazines on jurisdiction and distribution issues.

Art Galleries:

I represent a number of cutting-edge contemporary art galleries on an ongoing basis.

I advised a Mayfair gallery over a photo-real depiction of the Leda and the Swan mythos, which was accused of portraying "bestiality".

I advised an East End gallery on an exhibition that featured Japanese "Shunga" style erotic artworks.

Performance Exhibitions:

I have advised various live performance exhibitions that featured explicit sexual content.

I advised a performance art exhibition on blood, needles, and cutting and Japanese "shibari" rope-bondage performances.

I advised an archive containing numerous videos of blood and cutting based performance art.

Cinemas and Filmmakers:

I have been retained by a number of independent film festivals focusing on erotic imagery.

I provided advice to an internationally recognized experimental filmmaker over a series of screenings of a sexual work in an esteemed classical music venue in the capital.

I have provided advice to private film-clubs screening fetish film festivals.

Your Rights If Arrested

You have the right to free, independent and confidential legal advice, either in person or by phone.

You should ALWAYS exercise this right: by saying that you want a solicitor to advise and represent you.

If you do not know the name of a solicitor, you can ask for the duty solicitor to represent you.

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Current Activism Projects:

#TigerPorn Judicial Review
I am Judicially Reviewing the CPS and MoJ to clarify the extreme pornography guidelines.

#PornLaws and ATVOD
I am advising members of the adult industry about ATVOD and the AVMS Regulations 2014.






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Phone: 07791 436 100

Email: law@mylesjackman.com

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