Adrian C. Laing was called to the Bar in 1979, is a Barrister of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and was enrolled as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court in 2003. Adrian Laing first practised as a Tenant in Chambers (2 Pump Court) and then embarked upon a career as a commercial lawyer and consultant working for the IBA (later the ITC) as the Assistant Head of Licensing during the Channel 3 franchise round. Subsequent appointments included: Consultant to the Chief Executive of Thames Television plc; Senior Broadcasting Lawyer at Hammonds, Solicitors; Director of Legal Affairs and Company Secretary to Harper Collins Publishers; Company Director Harper Collins (India) and Proprietor, Laing & Co (2004 to 2015). Adrian currently acts as a private consultant and lawyer to a number of companies and organisations in addition to being a director of a film production company.