Paul Laverty

Paul Laverty is a Scottish Lawyer and Scriptwriter. His writing delicately balances the political and emotional. He's best known for his 15-year creative partnership with SRtRC patron Ken Loach which has yielded outstanding feature films such as Carla's Song, My Name Is Joe, Sweet Sixteen, Ae Fond Kiss and The Wind That Shakes the Barley. A recent Spanish-language script for Even the Rain (directed by Icíar Bollaín) won a slew of awards, including a Goya nomination and an Audience Award at the Berlin Film Festival.