Raj Shah is a commercial lawyer, whose day-to-day work involves drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts for clients, many of whom operate in the arts, media and culture sectors. He additionally advises clients on data protection, technology, and intellectual property issues. Outside of the law, Raj works as an independent literary and cultural researcher and scholar, and has contributed articles and studies to various peer-reviewed publications, including the UK’s only international academic journal dedicated to musical theatre. Raj is honoured to be part of MTN and to help support its fostering of exciting new work.