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Band 1
  1. Lee & Thompson LLP
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    Lee & Thompson LLP
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Lee & Thompson is an eminent media and entertainment boutique firm with market-leading film, TV and music practices. The firm acts for independent film and TV production companies, distributors and financiers. Its music department advises global artists and breakthrough talent, songwriters and producers on a host of commercial and contentious matters. The firm maintains a specialist group of media and entertainment litigators. It is noted for strength in matters related to digital content across all areas of media and entertainment. The team acts for well-known brands and leading agencies on commercial, contentious and regulatory advertising and marketing matters. The firm additionally houses noted experts on the video games industry.
  2. Wiggin LLP
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    Wiggin LLP
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Wiggin has a dynamic media group practising at the forefront of the film and TV sector. It acts for independent producers, major studios and banks, with renowned strength in media finance and production. The firm also features a strong publishing offering, advising online and print media businesses on commercial matters and litigation. The team has a strong grasp of emerging technologies and advice with regard to interactive media, gaming and e-sports. The firm is home to a renowned music practice.
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Band 2
  1. Harbottle & Lewis LLP
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    Harbottle & Lewis LLP
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Harbottle & Lewis provides outstanding strength in media and entertainment, with impressive expertise within the video games, film, TV, music and theatre sectors. The firm is widely regarded as a destination firm for publishing clients, offering expertise in commercial and IP matters. The team is experienced in representing major multinational studios and production companies from the gaming and film spaces throughout development. The firm also demonstrates additional strength in growth areas such as virtual and augmented reality, e-sports and online platforms.
  2. Sheridans
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    Sheridans
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Sheridans is a celebrated full-service media firm with an impressive litigation offering. The firm's music lawyers act for talent, producers and managers, while its strong film and TV department advises independent producers and digital media platforms. Sheridans is also well known for its innovative gaming practice, which attracts established and startup video games developers. The firm offers considerable expertise in advising producers and artists in the theatre world.
  3. CMS
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Fieldfisher
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    Fieldfisher
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Fieldfisher has an impressive cross-disciplinary media offering, with well-respected media finance expertise and a strong advertising and marketing department. It advises on film and television production and finance. The firm also acts for clients in gaming, digital and social media, and has advanced knowledge and experience with technological developments.
  2. Latham & Watkins
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    Latham & Watkins
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 3 | 9 Years Ranked
    Latham & Watkins London has an impressive film and TV practice as a major hub to its global powerhouse. Clients benefit from the firm's Los Angeles-based resources and close ties to the Hollywood film studios and production companies. The firm offers expertise in all aspects of media financing and production, content acquisition, rights issues, distribution and tax credits.
  3. Reed Smith LLP
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    Reed Smith LLP
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Reed Smith has a superb digital media practice with additional strength in the fields of TV and film production, broadcasting and media finance. It acts for a roster of prestigious and startup digital content entities and music streaming services, and is able to draw on expertise from its international network. The firm works at the cutting edge of interactive entertainment and developments in social media.
  4. Simkins LLP
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    Simkins LLP
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 3 | 12 Years Ranked
    Simkins is a renowned media boutique firm providing transactional advice, dispute resolution, pre-publication and regulatory compliance services to clients across the creative industries. It has noted expertise in live events, film and TV, music, publishing and theatre. The firm has the resources to assist media clients with corporate, tax and IP matters.
  5. Simons Muirhead Burton
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    Simons Muirhead Burton
    Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
    2024 | Band 3 | 10 Years Ranked
    Simons Muirhead Burton is a classic media boutique firm with strong departments catering to the publishing, film and TV, and music industries. It provides commercial, corporate and dispute resolution services to a range of media clients, including talent, major and independent production companies and a range of print, music and online publishers. The firm also advises major corporates and financial services institutions on their investments in media companies.