Karen is a consultant and works with the firm’s Film and TV group. She qualified as a solicitor with Slaughter and May, working in London and Paris. Following Slaughter and May, she worked in the Advertising, Technology and Media Practice of (what is now) Reed Smith LLP, where she advised leading banks and other financiers, distributors and producers in relation to films, television programmes and other media projects.
Karen’s first move in-house was to Miramax to become Head of Legal and Business Affairs at Miramax UK, where she looked after all of Miramax’s European interests in film, theatre and television and was most recently Head of Business Affairs at Red Kite Animation Limited.
Karen has a master’s degree (LL.M) from McGill University, Montréal, is a former non-executive director of Scottish Screen and is currently a non-executive director of The National Theatre of Scotland.