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Jeremy Gawade
Partner, Head of Film & TV Department, Lee & Thompson

Jeremy Gawade has over 25 years experience in the film and TV sectors. He founded Lee & Thompson’s film and television department when he joined the practice in 1990. He qualified in 1982 and, after a spell at a law firm specialising in film work, he left private practice to become a partner in an international film and television distribution company. He then worked as a consultant for various film production companies before bringing his diverse film and television experience to Lee & Thompson.
Jeremy has particular expertise in putting together finance distribution and co-production deals for major film and television productions. In addition, Jeremy is uniquely qualified to help clients finance, produce and exploit concert specials and other music based film programming. Increasingly, Jeremy acts for talent based production companies allowing actors, writers and directors a greater degree of ownership and control over their work.
Jeremy has also executive produced a number of programmes including “Sweet Home Chicago”, the Spice Girls US Tour Documentary, various Concert Specials, the David Beckham ITV documentary, and also the BBC Millennium Spectacular from Greenwich. Some of his clients include Red Production Company, IWC Media, Kudos Film and Television, Stephen Fry, Robert Carlyle, Sigma Films, Endemol Entertainment UK plc, Leopard Films, Revolution Films and 3DD Entertainment.