Former STW general counsel moves to Screentime

Former STW general counsel Kirsty McLeod has been appointed head of legal & business affairs at Screentime, the production company behind the Underbelly franchise.

Screentime was last year bought by Banijay, a European TV production company.

McLeod was with Enero for seven months as acting general counsel. Prior to that she was with STW as general counsel for two years.

The announcement:

Screentime, a Banijay company, has appointed Kirsty McLeod as the Head of Legal & Business Affairs, it has been announced.

With an extensive background in the media and communications industry, Kirsty assumed the role of Screentime’s  Head of Legal & Business Affairs in January this year.

Prior to her appointment Kirsty was Acting General Counsel for the global group of communications and advertising agencies – Enero Group Limited, and was previously General Counsel for Australia’s largest group of media and advertising agencies – STW Communications Group Limited.

Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW in 1997, Kirsty developed her legal expertise in private practice in Sydney at highly regarded law firms Gilbert & Tobin, Holding Redlich Lawyers, and Arnold Bloch Leibler, specialising in corporate and commercial law.

In making the announcement Screentime Executive Chairman Des Monaghan said: “With our ever expanding production slate, both here and overseas,  we are delighted to have attracted someone of the calibre of Kirsty McLeod to head up the business and legal affairs area of our business.”

Source: Screentime press release

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