The Commercial team at Russells is renowned for its depth and breadth of experience in music, entertainment and media.

Quality Commercial Advice

We provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of commercial contract negotiation. The guidance given to our clients is pragmatic and understandable and, where applicable, focused on the client’s long term business ambitions. In every transaction, whatever role we may play, we firmly believe we are in a position to add value.

We place great emphasis upon precise drafting and practical advice and technical excellence through an extensive knowledge of the relevant law is at the core of our reputation.

Our work encompasses high level strategic negotiations for large multi-nationals to practical business advice to entrepreneurs and start-ups as well as music catalogue acquisitions or sales.

Who We Work With

We can offer advice to unsigned and signed artists (including minors), superstar and/or heritage artists, DJ’s, actors, actresses, TV stars, personalities, celebrities and/or iconic figures, sportsmen and women, major and independent record labels and publishing companies, promoters, venues, managers, management companies, agents and agent companies, session musicians,  touring companies, musical directors, tour and production managers, estates or companies whose assets encompass copyrights and/or imagery rights, producers, mixers, remixers,  engineers, recording studios, video directors, video producers, video and filming companies, press, promotions and plugging companies and booking agents, music industry executives, A&R men and other industry employees, industry entrepreneurs, models and modelling agencies, fashion businesses, influencers, video gamers, authors, writers, digital and tech companies, brands, merchandise companies and ticketing companies.

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

Commercial Team

Commercial Team

Commercial Team

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