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H&L strengthens Music offering with new group head Kieran Jay

07 January 2020

Harbottle & Lewis is delighted to welcome Kieran Jay as a partner in its Technology, Media and Entertainment (TME) practice group, heading up the Firm’s Music department.

Kieran has represented leading artists, song-writers, producers and mixers as well as independent management, record and publishing companies, and has some of the UK’s most successful artists and A&R executives – both new and established – as clients.

He advises on recording, publishing, management, live performance and endorsement agreements, and also represents a growing number of leading music industry executives in respect of their employment arrangements.

Kieran also has significant experience in sports law having spent a number of years as a partner at Herbert Reeves & Co, working with Michael Kennedy advising leading Premiership footballers and managers, athletes and agents on playing contracts, image rights arrangements and endorsements, broadcast arrangements, regulatory and disciplinary issues.

“Kieran has a fantastic reputation within the music industry and beyond, and he brings with him not only his considerable legal skills but also some stellar and interesting new clients,” said Glen Atchison, Managing Partner.

Kieran comments: “I am very excited about joining Harbottle & Lewis and its high profile TME team. The Firm has an excellent and established reputation, and the move offers me a great platform to expand my practice further.”

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