Music and Entertainment Disputes

Music and Entertainment Disputes

The music and entertainment industry is full of legal challenges. Disputes often arise quickly and can be complex and multifaceted.

We work with a diverse range of clients across this industry including record labels, publishers, managers, artists, song writers, producers, event promoters, PRs, studios, amongst others.

How Can We Help?

It is crucial that you are aware of the potential legal risks and implications for your work in the music industry. At Taylor Hampton we understand the importance of receiving robust and prompt advice.

Our solicitors have significant experience of the issues that arise in the music and entertainment industry. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Contract Disputes and Breach of Agreement, including Recording Agreements; Publishing Agreements, Merchandising Agreements, Band Partnership Agreements and Management & Agency Agreements;
  • Intellectual Property claims, including unauthorised use of music and artwork;
  • Royalty and Payment Disputes;
  • Sponsorship & Endorsements Agreements;
  • Defamation & Reputation Management;
  • Acquisition and Exploitation of music rights.

Who Can We Help?

The needs of each of our clients are individual and specific. We act for and advise a wide range of clients operating in the music and creative industries. We will strive to provide you with tailored support and, where necessary, robust representation. Whether you are an artist who has been offered a record deal, or a corporate client seeking the sale or acquisition of a record catalogue, we will structure our services bespoke to match your needs. We can help:

  • Recording Artists;
  • Songwriters;
  • Producers and Mixers;
  • Publishers;
  • Managers;
  • Executives;
  • Labels.

Why Choose Taylor Hampton?

It is crucial that you are aware of the laws within the music and entertainment industry to enforce and protect your rights. At Taylor Hampton, our solicitors have substantial in-depth experience and commercial understanding of this industry.

Where appropriate, we have strong skills in court to fight disputes. We also have the expertise required to negotiate out-of-court settlements to help you avoid the costs, stress and publicity of court litigation. Whether you are dealing with a dispute between band members (or ex-band members) or trying to enforce your IP rights, our solicitors will provide you with a comprehensive service to help you achieve your commercial goals, protect and enforce your creativity and intellectual property, negotiate transparent, fair and robust contractual agreements.

Contact Us Today

If you are involved in a dispute, suspect that you have not been paid the correct royalties or  discovered that your intellectual property is being infringed, contact Taylor Hampton today at +4420 7427 5970 or email us at [email protected]


If you would like to speak to one of our experienced commercial litigation solicitors in relation to your matter, please call us on +44207 427 5970 or email us at [email protected]