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Abigail Payne is ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’ in the Legal 500 and was awarded the Legal 500 Technology, Media and Telecoms Lawyer of the Year (London) 2019.

Abigail provides advice on all aspects of film and television financing, production and distribution.

She is particularly renowned for her expertise in structuring international co-productions and providing advice on international subsidies/tax credits as well as EIS and other finance structures.

She advises clients from across the industry, including film and television funds, television platforms, EIS schemes, banks, studios, completion guarantors, leading producers, distributors, talent agents, literary estates and other IP/underlying rights holders.

Abigail is a member of BAFTA and Women in Film and Television.