News Wiggin advises Silver Reel on The Kaiser’s Last Kiss financing

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Media, Technology and IP specialist law firm Wiggin has advised Silver Reel on the financing of the feature film The Kaiser’s Last Kiss.

Based on the 2003 novel by Alan Judd, The Kaiser’s Last Kiss is a fictional account of the last days in the life of Kaiser Wilhelm II after his house in the Netherlands, where he is exiled, is taken over by the invading Germans at the start of the Second World War. The feature film is due to be released in 2016, and its cast includes Lily James, Jai Courtney and Christopher Plummer. Earlier this month, Janet McTeer, Eddie Marsan and Ben Daniels were also confirmed as part of the cast.

Wiggin Film & TV Partners David Quli and Neil Gillard advised Silver Reel. David and Neil specialise in media finance and represent many banks and funds active in the media sector. They were both listed as leading individuals in the 2015 edition of the Legal 500 directory, which was published on 16 September.