From Deadline|London editor Tim Adler: Harbotte & Lewis, the specialist media law firm, has poached two of London’s top film and TV lawyers from rival Reed Smith. Jonathan Berger and Peter Armstrong have left Reed Smith to join Harbottle, which is beefing up its film and TV department. During their time at Reed Smith, Armstrong advised Universal Pictures on Mamma Mia! while Berger acted for NBCU on the UK remake of Law & Order. Harbottle has recently repped Shine Group and Fragile Films.
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