The Music Industry


We assist many different Norwegian and international operators and segments in the music industry, including producers, intermediaries, labels, music publishers, agents/managers, and musicians/bands. We also assist concert and festival organisers.

We assist among other things with:

  • The preparation of management agreements
  • Musician contracts, music licences and distribution agreements ( “record contracts”)
  • Agreements with music publishers
  • Booking appointments
  • Festival contracts
  • Organiser agreements
  • The organisation of music groups, band agreements, company agreements, tax planning etc..
  • Merchandise, the protection and management of band names, licensing etc.
  • Agreements with music organisations, management contracts etc., media reviews etc.
  • Agreements with TV and film companies, and with advertising producers for the use of music
  • Ongoing advice on rights issues etc.
  • Dispute resolution and litigation
  • Bull & Co has signed a framework agreement with Artist Organisation GramArt, to provide assistance to their members. Contact: Lawyer/partner Harald Bjelke.

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Brilliant results in The Legal 500 for 2020

The insurance team make its first appearance in the rankings with a blast at Tier 2, the Technology, Media and Telecom team climbs from Tier 3 to Tier 2, and Public Procurement enters with a solid Tier 3 ranking. Bull & Co is gaining recognition with its two new...

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