music law

moira mckenzie entertainment lawyer

A Week In The Life Of… Moira McKenzie, Senior Associate at Sanicki Lawyers

Moira McKenzie is a performing musician and music lover who combined her passion for music with law at university, where she completed a Bachelor of Contemporary Music and Bachelor of Laws. She was admitted to practice in 2010 and joined her current employer Sanicki Lawyers in 2011. At Sanicki Lawyers, Moira acts as a Senior Associate and …

A Week In The Life Of… Moira McKenzie, Senior Associate at Sanicki Lawyers Read More

Legal Tips Music Contract

Four Top Legal Tips For Signing A Music Contract

A guest post by Dan Chisholm, Entertainment Lawyer at Trollope & Co. So you’re an artist about to sign a deal. It’s exciting, and no doubt the label or manager or producer on the other side are in a rush to get it done. You feel pressured to sign without properly checking it out – they seem trustworthy, it’s easier to …

Four Top Legal Tips For Signing A Music Contract Read More

Setting the Sample Example: Legal Tips for Sampling Success

A guest post by Dan Chisholm, Lawyer at New Zealand’s newest Entertainment Law Office, Trollope & Co. Some of the most memorable music of our time has included the clever use of samples – think The Verve’s ‘Bittersweet Symphony’, Beyonce’s ‘Crazy in Love’ and Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby”. Musos, rappers, DJs and producers often wonder where …

Setting the Sample Example: Legal Tips for Sampling Success Read More

Music Lawyer

A Session with Brett Oaten, Music Lawyer

A Session with Brett Oaten, Music Lawyer You can find Brett’s content in the following courses: Understanding Contracts and Music LawBrett Oaten established his legal practice during the grunge era and specialises in music and other entertainment matters. In the music industry he principally represents artists and some current clients include 360, Angus & Julia Stone, Empire …

A Session with Brett Oaten, Music Lawyer Read More

A Session with Darren Sanicki – Music Lawyer

A Session with Darren Sanicki – Music Lawyer You can find Darren’s content in the following courses: Understanding Contracts and Music Law Understanding Copyright Artist Management General Advice for Emerging ArtistsDarren Sanicki is a pretty ace fella. He is the founding partner at GI & Sanicki Lawyers, and has a pretty impressive bio:Darren completed his law degree …

A Session with Darren Sanicki – Music Lawyer Read More

Scroll to Top