Barristers & Attorneys London, New York & Washington, D.C.
Barristers & Attorneys London, New York & Washington, D.C.

Music Law

Clients can be assured of a very discreet service in what is traditionally a very small and niche legal sector.


Barristers and Attorneys are able to provide comprehensive and individually-focused legal representation - being able to advise, negotiate, represent and to also advocate in Court for Music Artists and Performers and for Music Managers and Agents alike.



From new artists to veteran artists and from talent spotters to multi-national music companies, clients can be assured of a personalised and confidential service.


Clients have ranged from breakthrough fledgling musicians to world-renowned Music Artists.



Cross-border legal aspects can also be addressed for Music Artists and their entourage, including overseas business licences and permits.


Advice on and negotiation of various music industry agreements is available:


  • Management Agreements
  • Recording Agreements
  • Producer Agreements
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Talent Agreements


Assistance in re-negotiating or on terminating music industry agreements is available at Canary Wharf Chambers.


Legal issues concerning the rights and obligations of Music Industry participants under agreements concerning Record Labels, Music Publishing, Live Music events and merchandising can be addressed and resolved.


Confidential advice and representation on the promotion of Music Artists is available.


Clients can access advice and representation on Licensing and broader intellectual property matters relevant to the Music Industry, including:


  • Image publicity rights
  • Sound recordings
  • Musical compositions
  • Copyright
  • Copyright in composition
  • Royalties
  • Trade Marks
  • Merchandising
  • Membership of Collection Societies


.....including those legal aspects with Cross-border elements.



Call London 020 7183 8011, New York, New York on +1 (212) 202-0822 or Washington, D.C. +1 (202) 800-9998 for a strictly private and confidential discussion.


Barristers Chambers in London

Canary Wharf Chambers

Level 18 40 Bank Street

Canary Wharf


E14 5NR

United Kingdom



t: +44 (0)20 7183 8011

t: +44 (0)20 7183 8012

f: +44 (0)20 7183 8830



NY: +1 (212) 202-0822

DC: +1 (202) 800-9998


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