Commercial Services

Founded fifty years ago, we are one of the leading entertainment law firms. We empower creators and those who work with them, to maximize potential and preserve legacies. Our Commercial team is renowned for its depth and breadth of experience.

Quality Commercial Advice

We provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of commercial contract negotiation. Our advice is pragmatic, clear, and focused on our clients' long-term professional and personal ambitions.

With our extensive experience we have a deep understanding of creative individuals at every stage of their career. We are recognised for our pragmatic deal-making, skilled negotiation, and an ability to reach positive outcomes. Our drafting is precise and underpinned by the technical excellence of our team. Russells and many of the lawyers at the firm come highly ranked in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Who We Work With

  • Signed and unsigned artists (including minors)
  • Superstar and/or heritage artists
  • DJs
  • Session Musicians
  • Actors & actresses, film producers and directors
  • Radio and TV personalities and presenters
  • Celebrities and public figures
  • Sports personalities
  • Record labels (major and independent)
  • Music publishers (major and independent)
  • Composers
  • Venues
  • Managers & management companies
  • Agents and agencies
  • Producers, mixers and remixers
  • Production companies (music film and theatre)
  • Music industry executives at every level
  • Fashion industry professionals (including agents and models)
  • Influencers
  • Gamers
  • Authors
  • Book publishers


Please contact Gavin Maude on 020 7439 8692 or email to find out how we can help you to meet your commercial objectives.

Commercial Team

Commercial Team

Commercial Team