A senior partner in the Music, Media and Entertainment departments, Paul has been at the firm since 1993. He uses his experience in the industry to advise new artist and corporate clients on the early mistakes to avoid, as well as sharing practical, strategic tips for their continued success. Clients are attracted to his straightforward and pragmatic approach to finding solutions and working out the best way forward.
Paul was listed in the Music Business UK’s Legal and Accountancy 50 for 2018 – a recognition of his status as one of the premier music lawyers in the UK.
Paul first started his entertainment law career in 1989 working at a record label. Like others in the firm, music has always been a passion. It is a passion that is obvious to each and every client that he represents.
The SGD music law department’s client base includes some of the music industry’s most successful artists and most dynamic entertainment businesses with Paul representing established artists such as Kasabian, DMA’s, Years & Years, Labrinth and Kodaline as well as emerging talent such as Tom Misch, S1mba, Easy Life, Bree Runway and Yxng Bane.