Media & entertainment

Our Music team assists artists, managers, publishers, labels and producers in their music related matters.

We can assist you in particular with such issues as:

  • Negotiating and drafting your music recording contracts, licence agreements, publishing agreements and management contracts
  • Your UK or international music projects (licence and distribution deals)
  • Setting up and running a Label, Management Company, Production Company and Publishing Company. We can also advise you on employment, company law and tax law aspects
  • Music Rights Management issues and liaising with Producers, Publishers and Collecting Rights Societies in the UK and abroad (PRS, MCPS, PPL; SACEM, GEMA, ASCAP, BMI)
  • Music litigation in the UK and abroad (infringement and piracy, breach of recording contract)
  • Rights Clearance and Licensing issues
  • Registration, Protection and Enforcement of your music rights

Our Film team assists producers, distributors and actors in their contentious and non-contentious film related matters.

We can assist you in particular with such issues as:

  • Your international movie co-productions and contracts (with the writers, actors, composers, other production companies, producer, distributors)
  • Setting up and running a film production company
  • Assistance with your application for public funding, subsidies and grants in the UK and abroad
  • Film finance
  • Advice on film industry specific tax issues
  • Protection and enforcement of your rights in the UK and at an international level

Please contact:

Steen Rosenfalck - Partner

DD +44 (0)20 7553 9931

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