Duncan White


Duncan is involved in all aspects of media, commercial, corporate and corporate finance work.

He has a particular interest in television and digital media production and spent 5 years as in-house counsel at Twofour Group where he was part of the company’s worldwide expansion. He has considerable experience of advising on the development, financing, production and exploitation of cross platform content and is regularly instructed by production companies to advise on compliance (Ofcom), business affairs, defamation, breach of confidence, contempt, copyright, trademark, passing off and data protection matters, while being involved in a variety of corporate deals. He enjoys working with management teams (particularly in the media space) looking to build their businesses with an eye on the exit opportunities.

Legal 500 in 2019 recognises the wide range and complexity of the television production issues which Duncan deals with on a daily basis and describes ‘excellent commercial advice in language that is easy for clients to understand’.

He is a member of the Royal Television Society.


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Tim Jackman

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Tim led the then top rated Bond Pearce South West corporate finance team until he joined his media client Twofour Group as its first Director of Legal and Business Affairs.

At Bond Pearce Tim advised ambitious management teams on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity investment, restructurings, exit plans and a raft of commercial arrangements. He was involved in some of the biggest transactions in the region.

Tim was involved in all legal aspects of Twofour’s growth to become a leading TV production company and content and communications agency. He dealt with the group’s expansion overseas in the US and UAE and was part of the management team which merged the business with Lloyds Development Capital’s existing investment Boom Pictures, before the sale of the enlarged Twofour Group to ITV in 2015.

Legal 500 commented previously:
Very much leading from the front Tim Jackman was hailed in some quarters as ‘by far the best corporate lawyer locally’ and was unanimously held up as ‘a key figure in the region’.

Chambers has commented that an ability to marry ‘technical expertise and a calming presence on a deal’ ensure his standing in the region.

Legal 500 in 2019 includes the following comments after his return to private practice: ‘Responsive, proactive and extremely capable’ and ‘a driven and passionate deal-maker’.


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