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What our clients say
George is one of those rare finds where you have an excellent legal perspective in and around music, specifically music for sync/media – who understands the needs of end—users as well as those of composers and publishers. This massively helps all conversations and considerations.
I genuinely feel in safe hands with George and always feel sure he’s trying to do the best for all parties in any given scenario. I will recommend George to my colleagues and friends, and we will look to work with him on all things in the future.
George has provided a service of the highest professional calibre bringing to our business that rare combination of incisive attention to detail with a pragmatism that helps conclude matters in the most convenient way possible. This is underpinned by an intuitive approach to commercial objectives – the ‘job to be done’ – in assisting parties to come to positive mutual outcomes.
I have personally found working with George both a pleasure and inspiring. Apart from having our complete trust – he brings to his work a diligence and clarity with focused responsiveness to our requirements – together with that essential, personal touch.
Working with George is an absolute pleasure from beginning to end. His vast legal expertise across the music industry means he is able to listen to our current and future business plans and tailor agreements that are highly personalised to fit our needs. He is very clear and concise with his approach and transparent about fees, meaning the whole process went very smoothly. I will be using Music Affairs for all of my legal needs going forward!
For someone like myself who feels intimidated by legal language, George made me feel comfortable to ask questions and made sure I understood what was going on throughout my publishing deal negotiations. I would highly recommend composers/music creatives contact Music Affairs for any legal advice as it’s such a positive experience to work with them.
Finding a lawyer with significant experience in the specifics and nuances of production music and music for media is rare. If you are looking for such experience, then George is your man.
George is pragmatic, commercial, responsive and most importantly - he understands the business and always keeps the end-goal in mind. George gives sound, simple and easy to understand advice, without getting bogged down by dreaming up hypothetical risks that will never eventuate.
It became immediately clear after meeting George that he was the perfect person to help with our legal needs. His knowledge and experience in the sync and production music world is invaluable. Legals are such a crucial area for any business and George really helped to explore, explain and guide me on the best approach to our new set of contracts and agreements.
I couldn’t ask for a better service than Music Affairs when dealing with my publishing and agency agreements. With experience in both the legal and musical world, George was able to provide advice and knowledge in a clear and simple manner. He was patient with the many questions I had and always quick to respond to emails and calls. I can highly recommend George and will be using him for legal advice in the future.
George is a powerhouse of knowledge in the world of production music, music licensing and publishing. George has not only brought our contracts in line with current industry practice, but spent the extra time to go through everything and explain how this relates to our business today and in the future. We can’t thank George enough for his help.
When I landed my first publishing deal, I was uncertain of how to approach the legal language of my contract. George was fantastic at guiding me through the negotiations, explaining everything in a clear and concise way that was easy for me to understand. Being in a unique position as someone who is both creatively and legally minded, I would recommend George and his expertise without hesitation.
George worked with us in preparing and successfully working through several music agreements for a feature film. Throughout the process he was an invaluable source of information, always taking the time to fully explain things and at every step of the way keeping us informed of developments. I have no hesitation in recommending Music Affairs and look forward to working with them again in the future.
Our clients include global companies, start-ups, established creators and composers at the start of their careers.
“George has provided a service of the highest professional calibre bringing to our business that rare combination of incisive attention to detail with a pragmatism that helps conclude matters in the most convenient way possible. This is underpinned by an intuitive approach to commercial objectives – the ‘job to be done’ – in assisting parties to come to positive mutual outcomes.”