Michael Flint joined Denton Hall & Burgin (now SNR Denton) as an articled clerk in 1951. Apart from the years between 1966 and 1972, when he worked in the film industry as Head of Production in Europe for Paramount Pictures and chairman of London Screen Enterprises, he remained with the firm until he retired in 1994, at which time he was its chairman. Since retirement he has continued his close association with the film and television industries. He has held a number of consultancies and non-executive positions including the chairmanship of the Portman Entertainment Group and of Renaissance Films. He is a deputy chairman of the British Screen Advisory Council. He was chairman of the Intellectual Property and Entertainment Committees of the International Bar Association and of the Council of the Intellectual Property Institute. He was joint chairman of the European Film Industry’s GATS Steering Group.
Michael Flint has written and lectured widely on copyright and entertainment law issues. He is the co-author of The User’s Guide to Copyright; Intellectual Property: The New Law; and Television by Satellite: Legal Aspects.
He was the Executive Producer of the films “Glastonbury Fayre” and “Can I Help You”.
He is a fellow of The Society of Antiquaries and a Life Vice President of the British Archaeological Association.