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John Given - Partner
A&L Goodbody
IFSC, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 649 2000
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www.algoodbody.ie
A&L Goodbody’s Media & Entertainment Unit is the largest media and entertainment law department operating in Ireland. We provide a wide range of legal services to individuals, production companies and Government and industry bodies, and have acted for US studios, UK and Irish production companies and all sectors of the film and television industries.

The Media & Entertainment Unit has been involved in current or recent releases and forthcoming releases including:

  • Tailor of Panama (for Columbia)
  • Rat (for Universal)
  • 4 Hour Party People
  • Dr Sleep
  • H3
  • Puckoon
  • Chaos
  • How Harry Became a Tree
  • Mapmaker
  • Cat's Meow
  • Villa des Roses

The firm provided legal services on feature films such as:

  • "Nothing Personal" (Little Bird; directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan)
  • "A Man of No Importance" (Little Bird,; directed by Suri Krishnamma)
  • "Korea" (Black Star/Cathal Black; directed by Cathal Black)
  • "The Fifth Province" (Ocean/Strawberry Vale; directed by Frank Stapleton)
  • "All for Love" (Little Bird/Tatfilm; directed by Harry Hook)
  • "Sunset Heights" (Northlands/Scorpio; directed by Colm Villa)
  • "Love & Rage" (Black/Nova/Schlemmer; directed by Cathal Black)
  • "The Last September" (Thunder/Scala; directed by Deborah Warner)
  • "Ordinary Decent Criminal" (Little Bird; directed by Thaddeus O’Sullivan)
  • "Accelerator" (Two for the Show/Imagine Films; directed by Vinny Murphy)
  • "Country" (Indi Films; directed by Kevin Liddy)
  • "Esther Khan" (Zephyr Films; directed by Arnaud Despechin)

John Given is a member of A&L Goodbody's Media & Entertainment Unit and has worked on a large number of film and television productions for banking institutions, financiers and producers. He has advised Bord Scannan na hEireann/Irish Film Board and TV3 on a range of transactions and issues, as well as a number of financiers, producers, and rights owners in the film and television sector. John joined A & L Goodbody as an apprentice in 1992, qualified as a solicitor in 1995 and became a partner in 2001.


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