When you started your band in your friend’s garage, did you think you’d have to worry about IP protection? Your band’s reputation – and hence bookability and potential record deals – is indisputably associated with the band’s name. If someone else sets themselves up under your band name, what rights do you have? The…Read more...
We provide legal services across a range of practice areas.
We’re proud to represent some of the biggest names in music.
Cat Stevens (Yusuf)
as well as...
Jessica Mauboy, Megan Washington, Justice Crew, Karise Eden, Holy Holy, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Noiseworks, Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire), M-Phazes, Ella Hooper, Harrison Craig, Baby Animals, Ellie Drennan, Tex Perkins, Prinnie Stevens, JOY., Russell Morris, Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, Stan Walker, Asta, Anja Nissen, Daryl Braithwaite, James Reyne, Bella Paige, Owl Eyes, Eddie Perfect, Toni Childs, Lurch and Chief, Nathaniel, British India, Joe Moore, Renee Geyer, The Trouble With Templeton, Caterina Torres, Steve Clisby, Kingswood (management), Miss Murphy, The Collective, Kaity Dunstan, Gena Rose Bruce, Luke Kennedy, Michelle Anderson (radio presenter), Mama Kin (management), Loon Lake, Jenny Queen, Little May (Management), Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Goldfields, Sarah De Bono, Electric Empire, Michael Barker (Split Enz, John Butler Trio), Kelebek, Lakyn, Dean Geyer, Tim Morrison, Diafrix, Neda, Danny Ross, Mahalia Barnes, Darren Percival, Alpine, Brian Mannix, Emma Pask, Owen Campbell, Jackson McLaren, Michael Paynter, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Bruno Lucia (comedian), New Empire, Mista Savona, Jessica Paige, Rachael Leahcar.
We also represent businesses across the creative and wider commercial sectors...
Moshtix, Genovese Coffee, Windsor Smith, Beyond International, Meatball & Wine Bar, Crawf TV, Wesley College, 3 Wise Records, Apartment Developments.com, Procal Dairies, Obese records, Medical One, Victorian Aids Council, Mountain Sound Festival, Strikeforce AMC, Original Juice Company, Blender Studios, Archer magazine, The Molly Room, The Felix & Slink Group, Brand Music, Ballarto Medical Centre, LTM Crew, Chopped Rod and Custom Festival, Which Way Music, Store Play, Loveshack Entertainment, Cargo Apparel & Merchandise, Tiny Monster, Original Matters, Wild Thing Presents, Soundworks Touring and Management, Chique Events, Delusion Records, Oz party Hire, Mornington Pool & Spa, Swish Clothing, The AGA Shop, Handsom Clothing,Payback Records, Coin Laundry Cafe, Wah Wah Lounge, Jazz Play Records, Hooked Up Records, Marketing Melodies, Wild Things Presents, Groove Pill Records, Decibels Records, Kiss FM, K-Box Karaoke, Mixed Business Cafe.
We are the firm the TV show contestants turn to.
In 2012, 2013 2014 and 2015, we were privileged to be selected by the Artists of The Voice as their legal representatives, having also been selected in past years to represent contestants from Australian Idol and X-Factor. We regularly act for contestants from shows such as My Kitchen Rules, Australia’s Got Talent and Master Chef in the areas of contract negotiation, sponsorship and endorsements.
We are proud to offer our pro-bono services to community organisations.
We offer our pro-bono services to not-for-profit organisations including Music Victoria, Q-Music & Big Sound, The Push & Face the Music, Multicultural Arts Victoria and SLAM. We are regular panel lawyers for the Arts Law Center of Australia and in 2013 were awarded the Arts Law Pro Bono Award.
What’s happening with us and throughout our service industries. Here are our latest news offerings.
An alleged 4,726 Australian pirates of the Academy Award winning US film, Dallas Buyers Club, can now sleep easier. The film’s copyright holders have dropped their action against iiNet’s customers after a two year legal battle. Voltage Pictures LLC and Dallas Buyers Club LLC’s lawyers have confirmed they will not be pursuing further legal…Read more...
IT might have changed the way the world consumes music, but music giant Spotify is facing the first real threat to its successfully business model with a $150 million legal battle. American musician David Lowery is suing the service for $150million in damages for unpaid royalties as well as illegal distribution of his songs, which…Read more...