Music surrounds us and its presence in our lives is greater than ever before. The many ways by which it is consumed and distributed provide numerous opportunities for artists, writers, composers, bands, producers, performers, labels, publishers, venues and studios.
We have specialist knowledge, understanding and experience of the music business, web law, digital media and the wider entertainment industry and regularly advise clients on a range of commercial and legal issues.
Our clients include publishers and well known acts and we also advise artists and bands at the start of their careers. Based in Manchester and London, our solicitors are well placed to offer friendly and practical advice to creative clients across the UK.
We can assist with the negotiation of a range of contracts including:
- Recording Contracts – advising artists and labels
- Publishing Agreements – advising writers and publishers
- Development Deals
- Management Contracts and
- Live Music and Tours
We can also advise on other agreements including:
- Composer Agreements
- Service Agreements
- Performer Contracts
- Band Agreements
- Producer Contracts and
- Confidentiality Agreements
We can assist with trade mark applications, oppositions and infringement claims.
We can assist with copyright infringement claims, licence negotiation and due diligence in relation to repertoire management and sales.
If you would like to speak to one of our experienced advisors, please contact us.