Kelsey Farish#6814

Kelsey Farish

Solicitor, DAC Beachcroft
Kelsey is a commercial lawyer specialising in media and technology at DAC Beachcroft in London, where she supports clients ranging from multinational corporations to entrepreneurs and artists. Her particular interests include digital media, publicity and brand management, ecommerce, and internet culture.

In addition to her business advisory and transactional work, Kelsey is noted for her expertise in image rights (also known as personality rights or publicity rights) and synthetic media such as deepfakes. Her work on these subjects has been published across the legal press to include LexisNexis, JURIST, and the peer-reviewed Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. She contributes to the European Audiovisual Observatory and Fashion Law London, and is a member of Women In Film & Television (UK).

Originally from the United States, Kelsey enjoys advising American clients on their UK operations, and likewise often approaches her legal scholarship from a comparative law perspective. In addition to her law degree, she holds a MSc in European Union policy from the London School of Economics & Political Science, and a BA in politics and economics from Washington State University. 
Contributed to


Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2018


  • Women in Film & TV (UK)
  • Society of Computers & Law
  • IPSoc


  • LPC (2016)
  • MSc (2012)
  • BA (2010)


  • City Law School, University of London (2016)
  • London School of Economics (2012)
  • Washington State University (2010)

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