Specialists from Farleys’ employment law and criminal law teams were approached by researchers for legal advice for the latest instalment of ITV comedy, drama series, Cold Feet which began its latest series on Monday night.
Victoria Mitchell, head of the Employment Law team at Farleys, advised on employment disputes, negotiations and settlements to assist makers of the popular TV series in crafting a realistic storyline.
Laura Walmsley, Associate Partner in Farleys’ Fraud and Business Crime and Criminal Law department was also called upon to provide her expertise.
Set in Manchester, Cold Feet began more than 20 years ago, in 1997, and is now in its 9th series. The programme follows the lives of three couples as they navigate through life, romance, and heartbreak with a mixture of serious drama and comedy.
Victoria Mitchell commented;
When producers are looking to make true to life programmes like Cold Feet, it is important they research the correct way in which legal matters would be dealt with in real life. We were delighted to have been able to assist the Cold Feet team in their research and look forward to seeing how the show progresses this series!
William McDonagh Cold Feet researcher, said: “The legal advice we have received from Victoria Mitchell and Laura Walmsley at Farleys Solicitors has been invaluable towards our research, they’re able to advise us on numerous storylines to ensure we get them as accurate as possible to millions of our viewers.
“We are particularly delighted to be working with Farleys and look forward to continuing the relationship as we work on bringing our viewers some really exciting storylines in the near future.”
As a full service law firm, Farleys Solicitors is regularly asked to advise researchers in the entertainment industry on wide-ranging topics within upcoming storylines as well as matters including employment and commercial contracts, disputes, defamation, and injunctions.
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