Arts & Entertainment Law

We provide arts & entertainment law legal advice to the creative industries. We also operate and service clients throughout Australia.

This service is also part of our broader commercial law practice.

We are small and also boutique in nature, but have also acted for some of the biggest and famous names in the business!

The types of creative arts & entertainment industry clients we have also acted for include: 

  • creative studios
  • gallery owners
  • talent agencies
  • modelling agencies
  • art dealers
  • artists
  • models
  • actors
  • musicians
  • bands
  • songwriters and composers
  • producers
  • media personalities
  • festival organisers
  • event managers
  • reality TV contestants
  • writers
  • dancers
  • dance studios
  • photographers
  • graphic designers
  • sculptors
  • and
  • fine art collectors

Arts & Entertainment Law

Arts & Entertainment Law

The sort of legal advice and legal services we can also provide to the arts community & also the entertainment industry include;

  • Studio & Gallery Sales
  • Consignment Agreements
  • Commissioning Agreements
  • Appropriation
  • Moral Rights
  • Defamation
  • Provenance
  • Exhibition Agreements
  • Art Competitions
  • Contract Reviews
  • Contract Drafting
  • Online Issues – Terms & Conditions, Privacy Policies
  • Selling Or Buying Of Businesses
  • Sales Of Shares In Businesses
  • Partnership & Shareholder Agreements
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Privacy Agreements
  • Advice On Restraints
  • Employment Contracts
  • Contractor Agreements
  • Employment Disputes
  • Business Advisory Services – Business Structures And Risk – Sole Trader, Partnership, Company & Trusts
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Sponsorship Agreements
  • Management Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Event Agreements
  • Venue Agreements
  • Commercial & Retail Leases
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Wills – Estates Planning
  • Intellectual Property – Licensing, Management, Assignment and Infringement
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Moral Rights
  • Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Infringement
  • Unauthorised Use Of Images
  • Debt Recovery

Arts & Entertainment Law

Paul Ippolito, our Principal has had a long time involvement in the creative community at a personal level.

We predominantly act for those who require legal and also business advice in commercial law.

Being an advocate of lifelong learning, Paul also enjoys personal development and also giving back to the creative community and has done so by;

  • previously being a mentor in the NAVA (National Visual Arts Association) Synergy program for artists.
  • previously being a Volunteer Lawyer on the Arts Law Centre of Australia’s Document Review Panel.
  • receiving an Arts Law award in 2016 for his pro-bono work from the Arts Law Centre Of Australia.

Call us for your creative arts and also your entertainment industry needs.

We offer telephone and also by FaceTime or Skype consultations.

Our office is also located in Crows Nest on the lower north shore of Sydney.