South Africa's Leading Specialist Entertainment Law Firm

Irish MacLeod Inc. is a law firm based in Cape Town, and has been South Africa's leading specialist entertainment law firm since 2002. It has been proudly credited in numerous successes including academy winners and nominees "Tsotsi", "Invictus", "Life Above All", "District 9" and "Mad Max 4: Fury Road".

We focus on the super-niche areas of entertainment, sports, music and advertising. This is what we do all day, every day. No law firm, or for that matter any professional services firm in South Africa, boasts the sports and entertainment client base from producers to financiers, that we have. As at beginning of 2018 we have been involved in over 150 film and television projects with budgets ranging from R2 Million to $200 Million. Our client base includes Warner Bros, A+E Studios, Paramount, Bron Studios, Out of Africa, Afrokaans, Royal Bank of Canada, Comerica, JP Morgan, the FYZZ and Headgear, who consistently appoint Irish MacLeod Inc as their South African legal counsel.

Whether it is drafting option agreements, music and royalty deals, chain of title issues, settling talent deals or financing and structuring complicated co-production deals, our record speaks for itself. Add to this a very competitive fee structure that understands the entertainment business and it is easy to see why the world's leading studios, production companies and institutions involved in film choose to use Irish MacLeod Inc.

Our recent films include "Dark Tower", "Maze Runner 3: The Death Cure", "Liberty", "Love Jacked", "The Forgiven", "Tomb Raider 2", "Boogie Mountain", "Red Sea Diving Resort", "Accident" and "Kissing Booth". Recent South African films include "Semi-Soet", "Whale Caller" and "Noem my Skollie".

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