Screen: Whole-of-project legal services - from big-budget telemovies to brand-funded content to independent documentaries made on a shoe-string. I can help you secure finance, acquire book and script rights and clear chain-of-title, license music, contract cast, creatives and crew, negotiate access and location agreements, and deal with broadcasters, distributors and agents. I can also advise on any legal issues that may arise such as defamation and copyright.
Music: Publishing deals, recording deals, 360 deals, film and television synch licences and commissions, tours and live performances, band agreements – drafting, advising and negotiating.
Live Performance: Whether you are presenting a festival, promoting a show, or performing at one, I can help you with venue and ticketing agreements, merchandise, performance agreements.
Digital Media and Platforms: Content and publisher agreements, licences, production agreements.
Authors: Have you been offered a publishing agreement, or an option and purchase agreement to acquire film rights? I can review and negotiate to ensure that you get the best deal.
Photographers: Make sure your business works smoothly with client agreements, model releases, and licences.
Referrals: To maintain the highest level of service, I focus on my expertise in media and entertainment law. For other matters, I can provide access by means of referral to a deep network of legal experts in areas such as litigation, conveyancing and property law, corporate law, trade marks and criminal law.