22 Sep 2020

 Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised television production company ITV Studios Entertainment on its upcoming reality show 'I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here'.

A multidisciplinary WBD team, led by partner Claire Wilkinson, legal director Lucy Pringle, associate Sarah Wales and solicitor Tim Barber, advised on the show's new location for 2020, which is set to take place in the UK this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The firm provided key commercial, real estate, and construction advice.

Last year, ITV appointed WBD to handle all its UK property work.

This month, ITV announced that the 2020 series, which will be broadcasted this autumn, will be filmed at Gwrych Castle in Abergele, North Wales instead of its usual location in the Australian jungle.

Claire Wilkinson of WBD commented:

"It has been a pleasure working with the ITV team on this very exciting project and we're thrilled that that the 20th season of 'I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here' is going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic.

"Our legal expertise and our ability to provide a multidisciplinary team of experts at short notice has enabled us to secure the best possible outcome for ITV."

Ranking in the UK's top 20 law firms, WBD supports clients with their regional, national and international growth strategies from across 8 UK and 19 US office locations. The firm advises over 40 FTSE 350 companies, including many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. The firm advises clients across eleven key sectors including: energy and natural resources; financial institutions; healthcare; insurance; manufacturing; real estate; retail and consumer; transport, logistics and infrastructure; pharmaceuticals and life sciences; technology; and private wealth.