Advisory Board

Julian Wilkins qualified as a solicitor in 1988 and also as a Notary Public in 1995. He became a CEDR trained commercial mediator in 1997. Julian has an M.Phil. degree in tort and economic loss and a Diploma in EU law. He has extensive civil litigation experience, but now focuses on advisory and non-contentious media, Intellectual Property and general commercial legal advice. He has always had a keen interest in writing and journalism and works as editor of the ITN 1955 Club Newsletter. Julian founded and edited Blue Pencil magazine concerning IP law and the creative industries, including design and technology. He has written for other legal journals as well as written for the Guardian and Independent. Since 2011, Julian has been responsible for the London Screenwriters’ legal clinic and is a regular contributor to the EU’s Audio-Visual Observatory’s legal update newsletter, IRIS, providing insight into current legal and regulatory trends. He has also written for Broadcast magazine. Other experience includes lecturing final year commercial law students at the University of Sussex and providing contributions to the Westminster Media Forum. Julian is on the register of visiting lecturers for the University of Law and as an alumni member of University of Reading to provide support to its law faculty. With an interest in environmental and renewable energy issues, Julian undertakes pro bono work as a director of the award winning Repower Balcombe, a renewable energy co-operative located in Sussex. With expertise in the areas of copyright and IP, Julian handles all the key legal issues and issues of due diligence throughout The London Ghostwriting Company, and is involved with all of the writing projects we service, as well as servicing writing projects as a ghostwriter personally. Julian has a particular interest in legal, economic, and industry led subjects particularly concerning the media and the automotive industry.