M&A and Corporate Finance
Wiggin is a law firm focusing exclusively on Media, Technology and Brands/IP. We advise clients on the financing, exploitation and protection of their creative and commercial assets in these sectors. The firm provides a full legal service across corporate, tax, finance, litigation, employment and property. Wiggin’s clients range from leading businesses in broadcast entertainment, music, sport and publishing through to platforms, content retailers, gaming and technology companies and early stage entrepreneurs. The firm’s Brussels office provides legal support and lobbies EU decision makers on behalf of clients on a wide range of matters, including EU copyright reform, data protection, competition policy, trade and e-commerce. Wiggin has also built a network of trusted overseas law firms, with a similar media and technology focus, covering all key worldwide jurisdictions. Wiggin has won a number of awards for its innovative approach and is known for several Media, Technology and IP-related spin-off businesses which the firm has set up.
Michael is a partner and co-head of the Media Corporate Group, with more than 20 years experience in the media and technology space. His clients, whom he advises on a broad range of corporate and commercial issues, include household names in the television, film, sport, broadcast and digital and technology sectors. Michael is widely recognised as the leading UK corporate adviser in the independent television production sector, working on sales and acquisitions of companies within that space, as well as on the formation and funding of new production ventures for both creative talent and investors. He is also well-known for his work in the sport sector and is a member of the editorial board of World Sports Law Report.