The record business is booming, but the broader industry and the artists that sustain it have been severely damaged by dispruption caused by the pandemic. The landscape is opportune, but there are many pitfalls. It pays to have expert advice on your side. We are leading practitioners in the music business with a deep knowledge of its many facets. Our client base is an impressive array of artists, record labels, publishers, distributors, managers, studios, producers, festivals, promoters, agents and technology companies
We have substantial experience in advising artists on how to protect and clear the rights in their musical output and to help them navigate the best route to market, whether that's in their dealings with major labels, independent record companies, or in the artist direct sector.
Also, CL&B has a particular reputation in advising independent music businesses including record labels looking to establish or metamorphose into 360-degree entertainment companies and to acquire a share of ancillary income, such as live, merch and sponsorship earnings.
Furthermore, because of his formidable knowledge and extensive contacts, Dean is a "go-to" person in dance music, We represent many global DJs, and some of the World's leading electronic artists and record labels.
We advise clients in relation to catalogue sales, investment deals, joint ventures and music business disputes.
We tailor our services to our clients’ needs and budgets, and provide them with a reliable and efficient service.
We advise on all aspects of legal and business affairs and on all types of deal. Our involvement will invariably create a commercial benefit to any transaction.
Abby Simone / Airbit / Altered Images / Andrea Belfi / Andy C / Anger Music / Ashley Beedle / As It Is / Beyond Measure Records / BIMM / Blazers / Bluey / Broken Hands / Blow Monkeys / Büşra Kayıkçı / Buta Art / Cannibal Hymns / Casper the Ghost / Childs Play / Cinematic Orchestra / Circus Recordings /
Club Class Management / CMD/CTRL / Collateral / Creeping Jean / CR2 / Dave Lee / David Courtney / Deathwaltz Recordings / De Dannan / DeeWunn / DMY Records / Dorian Concept / Down2Earth Music / DStyle / Dirty Dutch Records / Demob Happy / DJ Food / Dirty Vegas / Dots Per Inch / DNO Records / Dream Wife / DRS / East17 / Emily Makis / Emma Noble / ENiGMA Dubz / Evadney / Fallen Tree 1 Hundred / Fatboy Slim / Felt Music / Flowered Up / FlyingMojitoBros / FMLY / Footsie / FooR / Freemasons / Freshly Squeezed / Frontier Records / Funkadelic / Furyon / Gargantuan Music / George Clinton / Ghost Copy Music / Girls of the Internet / George Diaz / GLOO / Gok Wan / Goldie / Goodboys / Green Door Store / Hattie Cooke / Hedara / Hope Moira / House Trained Records / HRVY / Hydrogen Dukebox / Ian Simmonds / Iraina Mancini / James Hype / Jagz Kooner / Jaz Coleman / Ian Simmonds / Injazero Records / Isle of Jura / JalapenoRecords / Jennifer Touch / Juno Reactor / Kate Wild / Khruangbin / Kitty Montague / Komplete Music Group / KC Lights / Killing Joke / Klaus Blatter / Knucks / Last Man Records / Lazer Girl / Leah Weller / Leon Jean-Marie / Liefur James / Live Eye Productions / The Levellers / Loop / Loren Gray / Liberty Music PR / Liquorice Dragon / Little Barrie / Little Triggers / Lout Promotions / Madmess / Marsh / Matata / Max Music Publishing / Max White / Meduza / Melo-Zed / Mentis / Metalheadz / Michael Monroe / Mila Falls / Mind Enterprises / Misunderstood / Mizbee / Molecular Sounds / Moulettes / My Moozik / Nathan Dawe / Nia Wyn / Nick Corbin / Night Time Stories / Noah Ings / Nox Vahn / OceanColour Scene / Ocean Wisdom / OKTOBA / Orchards / Pasadenas / Paul Harris / Parliament / Paul Weller / Paranoid London / PhaseMusic / Phats & Small / Polytonics / Preeya Kalidas / Prinzhorn Dance School / Pro7ect 7 / Ram Records / Ramp Records / Raygun Records / Real Playaz /
Red Light Management / Republic of Music / Rob Davis / Rob Jones TV / Rose Elinor Dougall / Rowetta / Rubber Jaw / Ryan Gorringe / RYD / Satch Satchell / Samana / Sam Johnson / Sash Sings / SDJM / Sentre / Shakeable Germ / Shogun Audio / Siouxsie & The Banshees / Slack City / Skeamer / Skindred / Sleeper / Something To Hate On / Soundway Records / Spiller / S.P.Y / Static Cosmonaut / Stone Foundation /
Steve Mac / Steve Mason / Steve Smith / Smoke Fairies / Stardom / Steve Cradock / The Stickmen / STR4TA / Tiawa / The Clause / The Brkn Record / The Heliocentrics / Time S.p.A.Unipersonale / Tobin Prinz / Toby Lee / Tony Mortimer / Toy / Training Tunes / Trashmouth Records / Tricky / The Spitfires / Subjective / Wall of Sound / Waxploitation / Wh0 / Wilde Music / Wise Buddha / Witch Fever / We Are Fstvl / White Mink Black Cotton / VonHertzen Brothers / Xenomania / X-press 2 / Youth Control / Youth Sector / ZZK Dean Marsh has worked with me since the start up of my company Alphadog Mgmt. Dean goes beyond the duties of just legal. His knowledge of the music industry and contact list are endless. Facing some of the toughest challenges musically, Dean has been at my side through all the Battles and all the greatest of Highs. My team here at Alphadog would be incomplete without Creative law. Thanking dean and his team for his on going services. They say there is no 'I' in team... I say there is no 'I' without Dean.
Nice things our clients say about us
Dean Marsh has worked with me since the start up of my company Alphadog Mgmt. Dean goes beyond the duties of just legal. His knowledge of the music industry and contact list are endless. Facing some of the toughest challenges musically, Dean has been at my side through all the Battles and all the greatest of Highs. My team here at Alphadog would be incomplete without Creative law. Thanking dean and his team for his on going services. They say there is no 'I' in team... I say there is no 'I' without Dean.