Esther Randall joined iLaw in 2013 as Head of Film. Esther advises a broad range of clients in the media and entertainment sector with a focus on development, finance, production and distribution of audio visual content across all media platforms.
Esther has particular expertise in advising on:
- Option agreements
- Distribution and Sales Agency agreements
- Co-production agreements
- Film finance and investment structures
- Commercial contracts
Having spent 13 years working in film and television prior to qualifying as a solicitor, Esther has a real insight into her clients’ objectives, and she brings a wealth of commercial and practical experience to every transaction she advises on. Recent files on which she has advised include:
- Bobby Robson: More than a manager
- Steve Mcqueen: The Man & Le Mans
- All Is True
- Vita and Virginia
- The Edge
Before joining iLaw, Esther practised with DMH Stallard, where she acted for several independent producers on a number of film and television productions. She also provided her commercial clients with business-focused, pragmatic legal advice on areas such as terms of sale or purchase, intellectual property rights, IT contracts, data protection and confidentiality.