Wiggin LLP

Neil Gillard

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Practice Areas

Neil is a partner in the Film & TV group. Neil advises on all aspects of film and television production, finance and distribution. Neil advises film producers such as Bedlam Productions (producers of “The King’s Speech“) and DA Productions (producer of “Dad’s Army” feature film). Neil also advises TV production companies such as Eleven, Mammoth and Eleventh Hour. He also advises games giant Ubisoft, broadcasters such as Channel 4 and ZDF and distributors such as BBC worldwide. Neil co-heads the firm’s media finance practice advising a range of banks and funds and is described in Legal 500 as an “expert and leader in the media finance field”.

Career

Trained at Richards Butler (now Reed Smith), qualified 1998. Richard Butler Associate 1998 to 2006 and Partner 2006 to 2011. Joined Wiggin in 2011.