February 2, 2022
Leading media lawyer Alex Wade has joined media, technology and IP law firm Wiggin LLP as a media litigation partner. He also becomes CEO of Wiggin’s specialist content practice Reviewed and Cleared.
Alex brings a wealth of industry knowledge, having spent 30 years as a libel lawyer while also working as a writer and journalist. He’s advised almost every UK national newspaper and works with many clients in book and magazine publishing. Alex is also an experienced TV and film lawyer, having worked for both international platforms and independent production companies on documentaries, comedies, films, music and sports series. Alex has been short-listed as sports feature writer of the year and continues to work as a writer and journalist.
Alex Wade, Partner, Wiggin said: “I’ve been with Reviewed and Cleared for some five years and have seen the business blossom so that it’s now home to the best collective of content lawyers in Britain. It’s a privilege to take the reins and also to join Wiggin to work with Caroline Kean and her team. Caroline’s commitment to freedom of expression, combined with the vast experience of Reviewed and Cleared’s lawyers, is a perfect fit.”
Caroline Kean, Head of Litigation at Wiggin said: “I’m delighted Alex is taking the helm at Reviewed & Cleared and joining Wiggin as a partner. As an expert media lawyer and critically acclaimed writer he is unique in his understanding of content issues from the legal, commercial and creative perspective – he will be a huge asset to the team and to our clients.”