Bray & Krais are delighted to have been ranked as a Band 2 firm in Chambers UK 2018 for ‘Media & Entertainment: Music’.
Richard Bray and Mark Krais have retained their Band 1 rankings for ‘Media & Entertainment: Music: Non-contentious’, whilst Simon Dixon and Alan Lander have been ranked as Band 4 in this category:
“What the team is known for Acclaimed boutique music practice, acting for a widely recognised list of artist clients, record labels, producers and managers. Expert in handling joint venture record company negotiations, as well as recording, publishing, management and merchandising agreements. High profile in the live events market.
Strengths Clients say: “The quality of representation and level of advice they give is excellent. They’re incredibly calm, measured and very pleasant to deal with.”
One market source says: “The whole team is extremely knowledgeable and very supportive to one another.”
The following lawyers have been ranked in ‘Media & Entertainment: Music: Non-contentious’
Richard Bray (Band 1) commands enormous respect in the music industry, representing artists, managers, publishers and record labels. Clients say: “He is knowledgeable, technically strong, communicative, commercial and always achieves the very best deal for the client.”
Mark Krais (Band 1) is highly regarded for his music and live-events media practice, acting for artists, event companies, festival owners and record and publishing companies. One client says: “He has been reliable, efficient, informative and a great negotiator,” adding: “He carried out a complicated deal in a calm and straightforward manner.”
Simon Dixon (Band 4) has a well-regarded media practice centred around music, theatre and live events. He is described by one client as “very knowledgeable about music, extremely insightful about the business and very calm.”
Alan Lander (Band 4) advises music industry clients on corporate transactions and copyright issues. He is described by clients as “very friendly, very smart and very good at drafting.”
The Chambers UK 2019 directory for the ‘Media & Entertainment: Music’ category can be found here.