Number of partners: 40
Number of fee-earners: 45+
Advertising & Sponsorship: Ross Sylvester, Sarah MacDonald
Betting & Gaming: Stephen Ketteley, Jason Chess, Ben Whitelock, David McLeish, Simon Bernholt
Brexit: Ted Shapiro, Collette Rawnsley
Commercial Litigation: Caroline Kean, Alan Owens
Computer Games: Paul Gardner
Content Distribution & Transmission: Sean James, Ross Sylvester
Corporate: Michael Brader, Adrian Jones, Ben Whitelock, Ciaran Hickey, David McLeish, Jason Fisher
Data Privacy & Cyber Security: Caroline Kean, David Naylor, Alan Owens, Alexander Ross
Defamation & Reputation Management: Caroline Kean
Employment: Marcus Rowland
EU & Competition: Ted Shapiro, Collette Rawnsley
Film & TV: Charles Moore, David Quli, Neil Gillard, Medwyn Jones, Chris Hanson, Gráinne McKenna, Daniel Whybrew, Alexander Lea, Chris Hammond
Intellectual Property: Simon Baggs, Ted Shapiro, Sara Ashby, Anna Carboni, Simon Chalkley, Rachel Alexander, Michael Browne, Gurminder Panesar
Media Finance: David Quli, Neil Gillard, Chris Hanson, Daniel Whybrew
Music: Alexander Ross
Publishing: Caroline Kean, Alexander Ross
Real Estate: Matt Bullock
Sport & ESports: Ross Sylvester, Michael Brader
Tax: Sue Crawford
Technology: Alan Owens, Ciaran Hickey, David Naylor, Shaun Lowde
THE FIRM Wiggin is a law firm which focuses on media, technology and intellectual property. It advises clients on the financing, exploitation and protection of their creative and commercial assets in these sectors.
The firm delivers real value by providing commercial advice based on a fundamental understanding of the industry sectors in which clients operate. Wiggin works with clients as a trusted partner, offering commercial and strategic input in conjunction with first class legal expertise. The deep history the firm has within its chosen specialisms gives clients access to long-established relationships with industry contacts and regulators.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Alongside its specialist commercial expertise, the firm provides a full legal service across corporate, tax, finance, litigation, employment and property. Wiggin’s clients range from leading businesses in broadcast entertainment, music, sport and publishing through to platforms, content retailers, gaming and technology companies and early stage entrepreneurs.
The firm’s Brussels office provides legal support and lobbies EU decision makers on behalf of clients on a wide range of matters, including EU copyright reform, data protection, competition policy, trade and ecommerce. Wiggin has also built a network of trusted overseas law firms, with a similar media, technology and IP focus, covering all key worldwide jurisdictions.
OFFICES London, Brussels and Cheltenham