Aled is a partner and is head of the commercial team. Aled has particular expertise within the gaming, tech and media sector having worked in-house at major broadcaster S4C. Aled is also head of the technology, media and telecoms (TMT) team.
Aled advises on corporate and commercial matters, often advising on complex and high-value commercial agreements. He has significant experience advising on complex contracts and deals with a multi-jurisdictional dimension. Aled has advised some of the largest media gaming, gambling and betting businesses in the world including Novomatic, Greentube and Avanti. He is widely recognised internationally for his work and is ranked as a ‘Leader in his field’ in legal directories.
Aled leads a team which established itself as leading legal advisors for the gaming, TV and Media industry across the UK.
Aled takes an active role in the media industries outside of Hugh James. This includes being a member of the Royal Television Society and he is also a Professional Member of Pact. He is also a semi-professional musician.
As a fluent Welsh speaker, Aled is heavily involved in the promotion of Welsh heritage and language acting as a Trustee and Honorary Counsel for Urdd Gobaith Cymru and a Trustee for Menter Caerdydd, both companies promote the use of the Welsh language.
Aled is also a Director at the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales; a festival that annually celebrates the culture and language of Wales through music, dance, visual arts and literature.
Aled joined Hugh James in 2016 as a partner and head of the commercial team. He has over 20 years PQE. He qualified in 1997.