what we do

Entertainment Law

Zaitman Lawyers have over 25 years experience in the Entertainment Industry offering legal services relating to matters within Australia and overseas in the fields of music, stage, film and TV.  Zaitman Lawyers represent performers, recording artists, composers and musicians, managers and agents, concert promoters and producers, books and script writers, recording companies and labels, publishers.
We offer a wide variety of personalised services including legal and commercial advice, negotiation and preparation of contracts, litigation and dispute resolution and other entertainment related matters.  These services include:
  • Negotiating and preparation of recording, publishing and producer agreement
  • Investor and Joint Venture agreements
  • Management and agency agreements
  • Publishing clearances
  • Distribution, merchandising and sponsorship agreements
  • Agreements with script writers and playwrites
  • Protection of copyright, negotiation of rights to intellectual property, scripts and compositions
  • Advice and negotiation of licensing of rights within Australia and overseas
  • Set-up of business structures including partnerships, companies and trusts
Zaitman Lawyers maintains the intimacy and understanding of the needs of the Entertainment Industry providing affordable personalised service without the remoteness that comes from the size of larger firms.  

We communicate and respond promptly whether it be strategic, commercial or business advice, negotiation or preparation of documents or prompt action to protect the client’s rights.  Zaitman Lawyers are practical, innovative and cost effective.

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