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Wiggin LLP

9TH FLOOR, MET BUILDING, 22 PERCY STREET, LONDON, W1T 2BU, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7612 9612
Fax:
Fax 01242 224223
Email:
Web:
www.wiggin.co.uk

Alexander Ross

Tel:
Work 020 7927 9671
Email:
Wiggin LLP

Work Department

Music.

Position

Alexander is a partner and head of the Commercial Music and Digital Publishing groups. He specialises in music, publishing and digital media. He advises both copyright owners and licensees in the creation, licensing and distribution of copyright works in the online and mobile environment, and also in media financing, e-commerce and m-commerce. Highly regarded by his clients and senior industry figures, he is known for his expertise, specialist advice, and in-depth knowledge in emerging media, particularly in the music and publishing sectors. He is rated in Chambers as having ‘rare experience in the evolving digital media business’.

Career

Trained Theodore Goddard; qualified into entertainment group 1995; joined Wiggin & Co as partner 2004.

Languages

French.

Member

Executive committee – International Association of Entertainment Lawyers; British Literary and Artistic Copyright Association.

Education

Westminster School; Sussex University (1982 BA Hons Classical and Medieval Studies); College of Law, Lancaster Gate (1993).

Leisure

Sailing, mountains, his three children.


London: Risk advisory

Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Within: Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity

Wiggin LLP acts for a high-profile client roster of media and technology clients, with notable examples including Netflix, HBO, Disney, Marvel and Virgin Media. The group has recently been active advising on personal data matters; it assisted Netflix and HBO with the processing of cast and crew data and GDPR issues. Other areas of expertise for the practice include contentious data protection work, cybersecurity breaches, regulatory investigations and cross-border projects. David Naylor and Alexander Ross jointly lead the department; Naylor focuses on transactional and advisory work and Ross has notable expertise in digital rights. Caroline Kean is the key contact for contentious matters.

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