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ADMINISTRATION

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PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

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A&R DISCOVERY

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CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

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INFRINGEMENT MEDIATION

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ROYALTY COLLECTION

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GLOBAL STRATEGY

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RIGHTS MANAGEMENT

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There is no one-size-fits-all solution. 1813 is intended to foster long-term music careers by offering various creative opportunities and legal representation at various stages

Musicians often encounter a variety of challenges, from basic copyright disputes and licensing agreements to selling the rights to specific pieces of music. Therefore, securing the appropriate agreements and contracts and understanding how to address specific issues is crucial.

At 1813, we act as legal representatives in music-related matters for both claimants and defendants. We support recording artists, management companies, record labels, and anyone else connected to the music industry.

Our clients trust us to offer clear and practical guidance on music law issues, alongside our effective advocacy abilities. Regardless of the nature of the issue at hand or whether we're pursuing or defending a claim, we provide a thorough evaluation of the situation and its broader context. We're committed to being transparent about the expected costs involved.

Speak to our legal advisor in London

For expert assistance with music law in the UK, contact 1813 today to book a consultation about how we may be able to help.

 

Call us on 020 3340 6010 or make an enquiry online.

We possess significant expertise in UK media and music law. Our guidance consistently considers reputational concerns, and we take pride in our outstanding track record of effectively safeguarding our clients' interests.

Examples of our successful handling of music law work

  • Representing a world renowned musician and composer in a complex breach of management contract claim

  • Negotiating an exit from a management contract on behalf of a high-profile artist and musicians, songwriters and producers

  • Protecting the intellectual property rights of a record label

Copyright and intellectual property disputes

Music copyright refers to the legal ownership of a musical composition or recording. This ownership usually grants exclusive rights to distribute and reproduce the work, along with licensing rights that allow the copyright holder to earn royalties.

If someone has used music for which you hold the copyright, you may have grounds to file a claim for copyright infringement. Our team can support you through this process, aiding in establishing your legal position and enforcing your rights.

Music disputes

 

When a dispute arises necessitating expert legal guidance, our team is ready to offer tailored assistance and, if needed, strong representation. Music disputes may arise for various reasons, such as breakdowns in professional relationships, disputes over royalty payments from music labels, or failure to fulfil contractual obligations.

We specialise in negotiating out-of-court settlements, which can save time and costs. However, if court proceedings are necessary to achieve a favourable outcome, we're prepared to stand by your side, presenting a vigorous legal defence.

Arrange an initial, no obligation consultation with our legal advisors in London

For expert assistance with music law in the UK, contact 1813 today and schedule a consultation booking about how we may be able to help.

 

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For Artist music released onto Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Pandora, Amazon, Instagram, YouTube, Tidal, iHeartRadio, Deezer, plus a ton of other stores & streaming services.

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Preforming Rights, Mechanical and Neighbouring Rights

We manage PPL and PRS UK registrations to maximise your earnings from your music, ensuring you receive royalties whenever your songs are broadcast or streamed globally. Additionally, we handle registrations with other PROs and neighbouring societies worldwide.

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Publishing 

We track collect, and distribute all publishing royalties to our creative. Additionally, actively promoting music for potential sync placements in TV, film, ads, games, and other media.

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A&R 

Thanks to our industry relationships, we link our creatives to global opportunities, including writing camps, online sessions, and impactful collaborations.

Rights Management 

Administering and overseeing works on behalf of creatives to optimise opportunities across the board, ensuring comprehensive collection of all royalties from various sources.

 "1813 works with creatives to protect, administer, license and collect on their work, not matter the media."

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