November 24, 2015
Media, Technology and IP law firm Wiggin is delighted to announce that Gráinne McKenna has joined its Film & TV Group as a Consultant.
Gráinne joins Wiggin from Working Title TV, where she was Head of Legal and Business Affairs and oversaw all of the company’s recent productions, including “You, Me And The Apocalypse”. Prior to that , Gráinne was VP, Legal and Business Affairs at Working Title Films and worked on many of their biggest successes, including “Bridget Jones”, “Nanny McPhee”, “Love Actually”, “Atonement” and “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”. During her time at Working Title, Gráinne supervised the launch and international rollout of the musical “Billy Elliot”, and then advised on the establishment of Working Title TV. Gráinne started her career as a solicitor in the media group of UK law firm SJ Berwin.
Wiggin Partner and Head of the Film & TV Group, Charles Moore comments: “We are delighted to welcome Gráinne into the firm. Gráinne is one of the most respected and talented entertainment lawyers in the UK, having a unique skillset across the film, TV and stage industries at the highest level. She joins our Group at an exciting time, with unsurpassed levels of film and TV production causing us to enter a new phase of growth, and with our clients increasingly demanding the commercial acumen, as well as the legal knowledge, that lawyers like Gráinne bring to the table.”