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Latham & Watkins

99 BISHOPSGATE, LONDON, EC2M 3XF, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7710 1000
Fax:
Fax 020 7374 4460
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com

Lisbeth Savill

Tel:
Work +44 20 7710 3052
Email:
Web:
www.lw.com/people/lisbeth-savill
Latham & Watkins LLP

Work Department

Partner

Position

Lisbeth (Libby) Savill is a partner in the firm’s Entertainment, Sports & Media Practice.

Ms. Savill represents major studios, independent producers and distributors of film and television content and financiers, focusing on commercial work in the media and entertainment sectors, including:

  • Creation and financing of audiovisual content
  • Distribution and licensing arrangements
  • Funds and co-financing arrangements
  • Acquisition of audiovisual rights, including film libraries
  • The purchase, sale and financing of entertainment companies


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Leading individuals

Lisbeth Savill (Media Finance) - Latham & Watkins

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Latham & Watkins is 'extremely knowledgeable across a broad range of entertainment law fields' and it receives plaudits for its experience in film and TV corporate and finance work. The team is adept at handling content production, is active on a number of high-profile development deals and handles a raft of large projects in the film and TV industry. Its cross-border capabilities are also praised by clients; the London team often works closely with colleagues overseas to advise on complex, multi-jurisdictional mandates. The firm is also able to provide tax, competition and employment work for its global media sector clients, and it offers litigation and dispute resolution advice in relation to commercial, media, technology and regulatory matters. Team head Lisbeth Savill is 'incredibly knowledgeable about media and entertainment finance matters, is a delight to work with and is exactly the person you want in a difficult situation'. Savill led advice in London for Anonymous Content on the establishment of a joint venture with two UK talent agencies (United Agents and Casarotto). Counsel Clare Hardwick is a 'tough negotiator but knows how to get a deal done'.

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