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Lewis Silkin
255 Blackfriars Rd

Work Department

Media & Entertainment


Consultant: All forms of audio visual finance, production and distribution for conventional media across film and television and new media digital platforms including projects supported by leading brands, ad funded initiatives and other new funding models. Previous positions with UK Film Council and as general manager of Icon Entertainment, a major international film sales company. Recent projects include production legal support on the film ‘Paddington’, representation of financiers in the recent major adaptation of ‘Swallows and Amazons’ and Sky Television’s ‘Launching People’ in association with Samsung. Major literary estates and talent representation including United Agents and cast of ‘The Inbetweeners’ films.


Qualified 1993, partner 2012. Denton Hall Burgin & Warrens 1991-93; Yusef & Leader 1993-94; Marriott Harrison 1994-2000; Intermedia Film Equities 2000-01; UK Film Council 2001-02; Ruby Films Limited 2002-05; Icon Entertainment International 2005-09; Rymer Media Law 2009-12; Lewis Silkin 2012-present.


Chesham High School; Warwick University (BA Law and Sociology); Chester Law School (Law Society Finals).


Passionate Wasps rugby supporter and father of two very active kids.