Allen & Overy drawn into Weinstein scandal with role for Miramax on non-disclosure agreement

FT article exposes magic circle firm's role advising Miramax in 1998

Allen & Overy (A&O) has been drawn into the sexual harassment scandal surrounding Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, after details emerged of the firm’s historic role advising Miramax in relation to claims made against Weinstein 19 years ago.

The magic circle firm was drafted in to advise Miramax when the producer’s then assistant Zelda Perkins accused him of sexual harassment in 1998.

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