As Irish MacLeod Inc. turns 20, Directors Guy MacLeod and Farren van Niekerk celebrated two decades of legal support to film productions in South Africa and beyond.
Irish MacLeod has been the leading legal specialist in entertainment law since 2002. “We have a very well-defined relationship with our clients where they can call us any time they have an issue. This allows us to work productively together to achieve amazing results,” explains Farren van Niekerk.
20 Years of Recognisable Impact
Irish MacLeod is an anchor and cornerstone in the industry. Through their hard work, they have built a name for themselves in the industry. They have a love for film, and this shows in their commitment to help their clients succeed in what they do.
South Africa, and more specifically Cape Town, is an attractive destination to international markets. With the growth that is still coming, the education that they offer to producers is pivotal. Not only does Irish MacLeod work with international clients, they also help young producers understand the commercial and business operations of the industry, the importance of understanding profits, their rights and selling their films. Their clients concur that not only are they lawyers, but they are also creatives. They understand and are able to put themselves in the producer’s shoes while still standing strong on the knowledge they have about entertainment legalities.
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