From streaming services to TV sync deals, there are now more ways than ever to get your music out there. It also means it’s more important than ever to make sure your rights are protected across all platforms.

From copyright issues to licensing agreements, our expert music lawyers can help you get the right contracts in place to ensure the best deals for you and your clients. 

Who Do You Work With in The Music Industry?

Our music solicitors work with businesses and individuals across the music industry, including:

  • Management companies
  • Record labels
  • Music publishing companies
  • Licensing companies
  • Brands
  • Recording artists and songwriters.

We’re proud to work with many well-known personalities and household names in the media and entertainment industries.

What Music Law Services Do You Provide?

Some of the areas our music lawyers can help with include:

  • Writing and reviewing recording and publishing contracts
  • Negotiating royalty arrangements
  • Brand deals
  • Royalty and contract disputes
  • Trademarks and intellectual property
  • Reputation management.

We build long-term relationships with our clients, helping artists develop their careers and helping their management teams and record labels secure the best deals for them.

In an industry that’s always changing, you can rely on us to support you throughout. 

Why Choose Irwin Mitchell’s Music Lawyers?

Our experience across the music and entertainment industries means that whatever situation you’re in, we’re ready to help. Independent legal directory Legal 500 has ranked us as a Tier One firm for media and entertainment work, referencing our “prompt responses, clear advice and great support”. 

Contact Us

Get in touch with our expert team today to discuss your music law needs. Call on 0808 271 2602 – or use our online contact form and we’ll call you back.

Awards & Accreditation

We’re proud of the recognition we’ve received for our business legal work. For a list of awards and accreditations, please visit our awards page.

Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022
Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022

Recent Work

Intellectual Property Advice

We provide ongoing advice to a US artist who is one of the most commercially successful musical performers of the 20th Century, having sold over 100 million records worldwide

Royalty Dispute

We advised the estate of a late member of an English rock band who pioneered heavy metal music on a royalty dispute and song writing credit.

Business News

Our lawyers are regularly asked to provide expert insight, advice and analysis for the national media. Take a look at the stories below to see what we’re saying, as well as some of the recent deals we have completed for our clients here in the UK and abroad.

Testimonials & Client Feedback

We truly value the feedback we receive from both our clients and legal accreditation societies, such as The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Chambers & Partners UK Top Ranked Firm 2022

"The analysis of the issues was really top. They are exceptionally thorough and helped us to make the proper decisions and lay out strategy."

Chambers & Partners, 2022
Legal 500 UK Leading Firm 2022

“They really care about getting a good result for their clients.”

Legal 500, 2022
Leading Firm 2023

"Highly responsive especially in urgent matters. Very professional, with high level of expertise in different areas of law related to marketing, advertising, branding, product liability."

Legal 500, 2023

We Work Nationally

We have offices in major cities throughout the UK and our lawyers can arrange to visit you or your business in person if necessary. We also have international capability, with global links to other legal specialists.

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