Sector analysis: TV
The boom in broadcasting should be good news for firms, but as Richard Parnham reports, mergers among TV companies mean panel firms cannot be complacent
“What I want from my external legal advisers are enormous drinks parties,” says Chris Thirsk, senior programme lawyer at Channel 5. “Corporate hospitality is vital, especially if it involves trips to Lord’s. DJ Freeman, our main legal adviser, recently organised softball matches between us and Channel Four, which was great.”
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