Lisbeth Savill




Lisbeth (Libby) Savill is a partner in Latham & Watkins’ Entertainment, Sports and Media Practice.

Ms Savill represents filmmakers, major studios, independent producers, independent distributors and television content providers, focusing on commercial work, including: 
  • Distribution arrangements and co-financing deals;
  • Acquisition of audiovisual rights, including film libraries;
  • The purchase, sale and financing of entertainment companies.

Ms Savill has been recognised as a leading lawyer in the film and television industries for many years. She is also actively involved in issues important to the entertainment sector. She recently served as the only lawyer on the 2011/2012 and 2013/2014 Film Policy Review, which the UK government commissioned to make recommendations for the future of the film industry. She is also the Deputy Chair of the British Film Institute, the lead body for film in the UK. She was an invited member of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs experts panel regarding film tax credits and a former board member of Film London.

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England and Wales (Solicitor)


LLB, University of New South Wales, Australia
BA, University of New South Wales, Australia