Simpsons Solicitors
Simpsons Solicitors


Simpsons breadth and depth of practical experience in the Australian music industry is simply unique.

Our clients include singers, musicians, conductors, composers, orchestras, record producers and companies, agents, managers, music publishers, distributors, software developers, and multimedia producers.

We also represent the Australian interests of many USA and Europe-based corporations and celebrity performers.

Our expertise includes:

  • recording, publishing, pressing, licensing and distribution contracts
  • copyright and performers’ rights
  • bootlegging and piracy
  • multi-media, online services and new technology
  • management and agency arrangements
  • promotion, sponsorship and merchandising
  • collecting societies
  • live performance and touring
  • financing and investment structures
  • customs seizures, copyright and trade mark objection notices

Shane Simpson wrote “Music Business” – the standard text for the music industry in Australia – and edited “Music: The Business and the Law”.

For all music-related enquiries, please contact Jules Munro.