Practice Areas

I have significant experience in the entertainment industry, and work closely with my clients all over Canada to provide a comprehensive range of legal services in music, film, television, radio, theatre, publishing, visual arts, internet, new media and artist representation.

Whether you are an artist, manager, producer, record label, publisher, booking agent, promoter, or film producer, I have a wealth of experience to help you make the most of your business.

Some of my specific practice areas include:

ENTERTAINMENT LAW

Recording Agreements
Management Agreements (Business Manager or General Manager)
Publishing and Co-Publishing Agreements
Publishing Admin Agreements
Investor Agreements
Synch and Master Use Agreements
Band Agreements
Producer Agreements
Live Performance Agreements
Intellectual Property Protection
Talent Agreements (actor, singer, musician, modeling)
Film and Television Production Agreements
Co-Writing Agreements
Composer Agreements
Setting up Film and Music Production Companies
Merchandising Rights
Music Licensing and Publishing
Music and Film Clearances
Director Agreements
Distribution Agreements
Multimedia Production and Licensing
Session player Agreements

CORPORATE LAW

Provincial, Federal and Foreign Incorporations
Corporate Organizations
Annual Report Filing
Partnerships
Business Name Searches and Registrations
Shareholder’s Agreements
Corporate Reorganizations
Restorations
Share Transfers
Setting up Societies and Non-Profit Organizations
Charitable Entity Registration

COMMERCIAL LAW

Contract Negotiation
Dispute Resolution
Business Plan Development
Purchase and Sale of Businesses
Mergers and Acquisitions
Notary Services
Media Law
Demand Letters for Debt Collection, Infringement, or Defamation