In Germany, freedom of speech is a right enshrined by article 5 of the Constitution. Despite this, the NetzDG law, which took effect on 1 January 2018, requires social media sites operating throughout the country to remove hate speech and fake news within 24 hours of it being reported to the host platform. The law…Read more...
We provide legal services across a range of practice areas.
We’re proud to represent some of the biggest names in music.
Cat Stevens (Yusuf)
as well as...
Jessica Mauboy, Megan Washington, Isaiah Firebrace, Felix Riebl (The Cat Empire), Ella Hooper, British India, Tex Perkins, Russell Morris, Justice Crew, Holy Holy, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Juday Kelly, Karise Eden, Noiseworks, M-Phazes, Harrison Craig, Baby Animals, Ellie Drennan, Prinnie Stevens, JOY., Slava and Leonard Grigoryan, Stan Walker, Asta, Anja Nissen, Daryl Braithwaite, James Reyne, Bella Paige, Owl Eyes, Eddie Perfect, Toni Childs, Lurch and Chief, Nathaniel, Joe Moore, Renee Geyer, The Trouble With Templeton, Caterina Torres, Steve Clisby, Kingswood (management), Miss Murphy, The Collective, Kaity Dunstan, Gena Rose Bruce, Luke Kennedy, Michelle Anderson (radio presenter), Mama Kin (management), Loon Lake, Jenny Queen, Little May (Management), Cash Savage and the Last Drinks, Goldfields, Sarah De Bono, Electric Empire, Michael Barker (Split Enz, John Butler Trio), Kelebek, Lakyn, Dean Geyer, Tim Morrison, Diafrix, Neda, Danny Ross, Mahalia Barnes, Darren Percival, Alpine, Brian Mannix, Emma Pask, Owen Campbell, Jackson McLaren, Michael Paynter, Sal Kimber and the Rollin’ Wheel, Bruno Lucia (comedian), New Empire, Mista Savona, Jessica Paige, Rachael Leahcar.
Teeth & Toungue
We also represent businesses across the creative and wider commercial sectors...
Moshtix, Wrest Point Casino, Windsor Smith, Bad Workwear, Beyond International, Meatball & Wine Bar, GreenC Medical, Happy Hormones, CAAMA, Sporting with the Stars, Wesley College, C2 Films, The Naked Magicians, Crawf TV, 3 Wise Records, Apartment Developments.com, Medical One, Obese records, Victorian Aids Council, Mountain Sound Festival, Strikeforce AMC, Blender Studios, Archer magazine, JMK Nursery, Good Luck Tea House, The Felix & Slink Group, Brand Music, Ballarto Medical Centre, LTM Crew, Chopped Rod and Custom Festival, Which Way Music, Store Play, Loveshack Entertainment, Cargo Apparel & Merchandise, Tiny Monster, Original Matters, Wild Thing Presents, Soundworks Touring and Management, Chique Events, Delusion Records, Oz party Hire, Mornington Pool & Spa, Swish Clothing, The AGA Shop, Handsom Clothing,Payback Records, Coin Laundry Cafe, Wah Wah Lounge, Jazz Play Records, Hooked Up Records, Marketing Melodies, Wild Things Presents, Groove Pill Records, Decibels Records, Kiss FM, K-Box Karaoke, Mixed Business Cafe.
We are the firm the TV show contestants turn to.
From 2012 – 2017, we have been privileged to be selected by the Artists of The Voice as their legal representatives, having also been selected in past years to represent contestants from X-Factor and Australian Idol. We regularly act for contestants from shows such as My Kitchen Rules, Australia’s Got Talent and Master Chef in the areas of contract negotiation, sponsorship and endorsements.
We are proud to offer our pro-bono services to community organisations.
We offer our pro-bono services to not-for-profit organisations including Music Victoria, Q-Music & Big Sound, The Push & Face the Music, Multicultural Arts Victoria and SLAM. We are regular panel lawyers for the Arts Law Center of Australia and in 2013 were awarded the Arts Law Pro Bono Award.
What’s happening with us and throughout our service industries. Here are our latest news offerings.
Ed Sheeran is once again in hot water following allegations by two Australian songwriters of “blatant[ly] copying” a popular song recorded by Australian country singer Jasmine Rae. Sheeran, who co-wrote The Rest of Our Lives for renowned US country artists Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, is accused in a New York district court of…Read more...
The success of the New Zealand National Party’s 2014 election campaign may have been in part due to their music choice for a series of nationally-broadcasted advertisements. However, similarities between the National Party’s ad track and US rapper Eminem’s 2002 smash Lose Yourself did not go unnoticed by New Zealand’s High Court, it seems. On…Read more...