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Reno Antoniades

Partner, Film & TV

  Reno is Managing Partner of Lee & Thompson and a Partner in the firm’s Film & Television Group. He trained at the City firm Herbert Smith and spent the […]

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Martyn Bailey

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Martyn is a partner in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to joining Lee & Thompson in 2016, Martyn spent ten years as a partner at Forbes Anderson Free, […]

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James Baker

Head of Employment

  James is a partner and head of Lee & Thompson’s Employment team.  He has over 20 years’ experience as an employment lawyer, most recently heading up the Employment team […]

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Dominic Bray

Head of Dispute Resolution

  Dominic is a partner and heads up the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group. Prior to joining Lee & Thompson in 2016, Dominic was a partner at Forbes Anderson Free, a […]

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Mike Brookes

Partner, Dispute Resolution

  Mike is a partner at Lee & Thompson and head of the firm’s Reputation Protection Group. He is also a key member of the firm’s Dispute Resolution team. He […]

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Luke Carey

Associate, Film & TV

Luke is an Associate within our Film & TV Group and advises on all matters related to the development, production, financing and distribution of film projects. Prior to joining Lee […]

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Mark Cohen

Associate, Film & TV

  Mark is an Associate in Lee & Thompson’s Film & TV Department, advising on the development, production, financing and distribution of film and television projects. Prior to joining the firm in […]

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Sarah Cundall

Associate, Film & TV

  Sarah is an Associate in Lee & Thompson’s Film & TV Department, advising financiers, producers, sales agents and distributors on matters involving the financing, development, production and distribution of […]

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Johan Ewing

Senior Associate, Film & TV

  Johan joined the firm’s Film & Television Group in 2017 and assists on all matters related to the development, production, financing and distribution of film and television production. Johan […]

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Carrie Finlay

Senior Associate, Film & TV

Carrie is a Senior Associate in the firm’s Film & Television Group and works on matters related to the development, production, financing and distribution of television productions. A joint British/Canadian […]

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Jeremy Gawade

Consultant, Film & TV

  Jeremy is a consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the film and television sectors. Jeremy worked in industry, firstly as a partner in an international film and television […]

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Laura Gibson

Trainee

  Laura began her training contract at Lee & Thompson in 2020 having joined as a Paralegal/PA in the Film & TV Department in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, […]

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Efrat Gordon

Associate, Employment

  Efrat is an Associate in the firm’s Employment team.  She advises on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including: Drafting and negotiating service agreements, employment agreements, consultancy […]

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Anwen Griffiths

Partner, Film & TV

  Anwen is a Partner in Lee & Thompson’s Film & TV Group. An experienced media finance specialist, Anwen is widely regarded as one of the UK’s leading film, TV […]

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Chloe Hutchings

Associate, Film & TV

Chloe is an Associate in the firm’s Film & TV Department, advising on the development, production, financing and distribution of film and television projects. Chloe has had several years of […]

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Sean Kia

Associate, Film & TV

  Sean is an Associate in our Film & Television Group and advises on matters related to the financing, production, distribution and development of film and television productions. Sean brings […]

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Rebecca King

Associate, Film & TV

  Rebecca is an Associate in the Film & TV Group and much of her work centres on advising financiers, producers, sales agents and distributors in relation to the financing, […]

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Alastair Mavor

Associate, Film & TV

  Alastair joined the Film & TV Group at Lee & Thompson in early 2018 and advises financiers and production companies on development, production, financing and distribution of film and […]

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Damian McParland

Associate, Film & TV

  Damian is an Associate in our Film & TV Group and advises on matters related to the development, production, financing and distribution of film and television projects. Before joining […]

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Christos Michaels

Head of Film

  Christos is a partner and also heads Lee & Thompson’s Film sector team. He trained at magic circle city law firm Linklaters and then specialised there in international project […]

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Nicki Parfitt

Partner, Film & TV

  Nicki trained at the city firm Denton Hall and, after qualifying in 1993, spent two years in their media department specialising in publishing and libel law and also acting […]

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Fi Tudur

Associate, Film & TV

  Fi is an Associate in the Film & Television Group and advises on matters related to the development, production, financing and distribution of TV productions. Prior to joining Lee […]

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Stephen Spence

Partner, Film & TV

  Stephen is a Partner in our Film & TV Group. A media finance specialist, he advises a wide range of clients on the structuring and completion of complex financing […]

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Lee Stone

Partner, Film & TV

  Lee joined Lee & Thompson in 2000 and now primarily advises on all aspects of the feature film and television industry. Lee’s practice is extremely diverse and his clients […]

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Antony Swiatek

Partner, Film & TV

  Antony is a Partner in the firm’s Film & Television Group, advising leading independent producers in connection with the development, financing and production of film and television projects. Antony […]

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Sam Tatton-Brown

Head of Media Finance

  Sam is a partner in Lee & Thompson’s Film & TV Group.   Sam has represented many of the UK based banks active in film and television financing and […]

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Martin Tynan

Associate, Employment

  Martin is an Associate in our Employment team and advises across the creative sectors on a broad range of employment law matters.  Martin offers general HR support to companies and […]

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Julian Ward

Head of Digital & Tech

  Julian is Head of Lee & Thompson’s Digital & Technology Group – a digital media, IP and technology lawyer with over 17 years’ experience working across the creative industries […]

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