Some lawyers see problems. We see solutions.

We adopt a pro-active approach to help businesses and individuals navigate the legal landscape in the core areas of media law and intellectual property. We combine friendly and timely service with excellent legal advice to help you reach your business goals sooner.


In Motion Legal was founded by Brooke Schubauer. Brooke is an experienced Media and IP Lawyer who takes a genuine interest in her clients’ businesses and helping them to reach their goals.


When you work with In Motion Legal you work directly with Brooke and benefit from:

Media and

IP Experience

International Experience



Brooke focused her efforts on media law and intellectual property from day one. She spent 6 years working as a Media and IP Lawyer in private practice in Auckland and London before moving in-house in 2010. Brooke has advised on hundreds of content distribution deals (across film, television, music and publishing), content development and brand licensing. She has successfully defended advertising standards complaints, recovered domain names and advised luxury brand owners in relation to protecting and enforcing their rights. Brooke has presented on media law and intellectual property issues at universities in New Zealand and the UK.

Brooke has worked as a Media and IP Lawyer in Queensland, New South Wales, the UK and New Zealand. She is well placed to advise you on international agreements and also draws on her international experience to give the best advice on local issues.

Brooke worked in-house for over 5 years as Head of Business & Legal Affairs for Entertainment One Australia (previously Hopscotch Films) and spent 1 year in-house in the UK working for a multinational telecommunications company. This means Brooke is well versed in working directly with key commercial executives and providing commercially relevant legal advice.


In Motion Legal operates in the core areas of media law and intellectual property.


Media Law

Intellectual Property

  • Film & TV development & production

  • Music licensing

  • Game development

  • Content distribution 

  • Chain of title

  • Advertising & promotions 

  • Website legals

  • Privacy & Defamation

  • Copyright

  • Trade marks

  • Anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting

  • Domain name recovery

  • Confidentiality

  • IP transfers & strategy

  • IP audits & due diligence

We can advise you on issues including:


Brooke has identified an unmet need for access to flexible, premium legal services in the media and technology sectors. She is passionate about helping media professionals and entrepreneurs reach their business goals and furthering Australia’s reputation for delivering world class content and technology. 



We are proud to be part of the NewLaw movement. 
In Motion Legal is a paperless, online legal practice which utilises the latest technology to provide you with quick and seamless legal advice when and where you need it. We don’t charge by the hour (unless you want us to). Instead we offer fixed fees, monthly retainers and are happy to discuss other flexible fee structures.




Contact us to find out how we can help you:

Brooke Schubauer

0468 410 380


"In Motion Legal has assisted our technology startup with legal assistance over the past 18 months. Brooke's dedication to quality work, exceptional service and attention to detail has been invaluable. Brooke combines her depth of legal knowledge with a rare ability to understand your business and provide commercial guidance. If you are looking for a commercial lawyer or film & media specialist, Brooke at In Motion Legal is an outstanding choice."

Suzy George, Sportech Industries

"Brooke brings us a wealth of knowledge about the film industry, from both distribution and production, and backs that up with sound commercial law experience. It's great to have the support and counsel Brooke provides on assignments ranging from original document creation to astute review and negotiaton."

Hopscotch Features

"I couldn't have done it without you. If I had tried I would have been three times as confused and ten times less informed. You went above and beyond. I am a bit of a newbie to all of this but you made the muddy waters of the legal world around tech clear. Thank you. Looking forward to continuing working with you for a long time into the future."

Nicholas Robertson, SwapU