Wiggin LLP is a boutique law firm with an ethos of innovation and creativity. It is recognised by many as one of the leading firms in the media business and has been a pioneer in media for over 20 years. The firm specialises exclusively in music, film, TV, broadcast, digital media, sport, betting and gaming, technology, publishing and computer games. It has earned an international reputation for fresh thinking and innovative approaches.
The firm: The firm works with a variety of media interests, from leading industry names to innovative start-ups and entrepreneurs. It represents, amongst others, publishers, broadcasters, media regulatory bodies, football clubs, sports governing bodies, film and TV production companies, telecommunications companies, film studios, record labels and TV channels.
Its impressive roster of clients includes BBC Worldwide, Bauer, BT, Channel 4, Condé Nast, Disney, Endemol, FACT, HBO, Hodder & Stoughton, Ingenious, ITV, International Cricket Council, Manchester United FC, Marvel, MPA, Paramount Pictures, Party Gaming, Perform, PPL, Racing UK, Random House, Sony Columbia, Time Warner Books, Times Newspapers, Turf TV, Twentieth Century Fox, UEFA, UKTV, Universal, Virgin Media and Warner Bros.
Types of work undertaken: Wiggin provides a full service across commercial, corporate, litigation, employment, tax, finance and real estate. The firm provides genuinely market-leading expertise across all areas of media law. Its lawyers in all its service areas are deeply immersed in the media space, working on a daily basis with key industry players, with many having spent time seconded to, or working in-house at, media companies. Clients like its refreshingly commercial, no-nonsense approach.
Breakdown of work %
Media (including media litigation) 66
Commercial litigation 16
Number of UK Partners 20
Number of other UK fee-earners 33
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