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YALDING HOUSE, 152-156 GREAT PORTLAND STREET, LONDON, W1W 5QA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7439 8692
Fax:
Fax 020 7494 3582
DX:
44600 MAYFAIR
Email:
Web:
www.russells.co.uk

Ryan Vince

Tel:
Work 020 7439 8692
Email:
Web:
www.russells.co.uk/
Russells Solicitors

Work Department

Commerical and Corporate

Position

Partner

Career

Ryan joined the firm in September 2008 as a trainee having previously worked in house at a major record label and upon qualification joined the firm’s Commercial Department.

Throughout Ryan’s time at the firm he has worked for a variety of clients in a commercial context including major and independent recording and publishing companies, recording artists, record producers and mixers and commercial companies operating in the entertainment and creative industries.

Ryan also works in the firm’s corporate department and has been involved in a broad range of corporate transactions for established enterprises, start-ups and entrepreneurs including acquisitions and disposals, investments, agreements with financial institutions and shareholder arrangements.


London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)

Within: Next generation lawyers

Ryan Vince (Music) - Russells Solicitors

Within: Media and entertainment (including media finance)

The ‘exceptional’ team at Russells Solicitors has ‘extensive experience’ in the music sector, and acts for record companies, publishers, producers and leading agencies, as well as established and emerging artists. Litigator John Reid handles a range of media and entertainment disputes, including reputation management and privacy cases. Key work included representing musician and songwriter Ben Martinez in a dispute with Jessie J over the rights to several of her songs; and advising the estate of George Michael on a range of matters. Mark Sinnott is praised for his ‘unrivalled wealth of experience and knowledge’ and regularly represents music companies on complex contractual negotiations. Chris Gossage heads the corporate department, which includes recently promoted partner Ryan Vince; and Gavin Maude , who heads the new artist department, which includes Jo Brittain.  Gossage and Maude advised singer Mika on re-negotiations with Italian state-run broadcaster, Rai Uno, over the renewal for a second series of his TV show, which is broadcast on Italian national TV; Gossage also advised X-Ray Touring on the negotiation of a joint venture partnership, involving a multimillion-pound partial purchase of the business by US-based Paradigm Talent Agency and investment fund, Yucaipa. Chris Organ, litigation head Steven Tregear and consultant Brian Howard  are also standout individuals. Digital and social media group head Mark Ashelford recently joined from Lee & Thompson LLP and solicitor Peter Mason recently joined from PPL. Simon Esplen leads the team.

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