Mr Chris Organ > Russells Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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Senior Consultant


Chris has been with Russells since being taken on as an articled clerk in 1980 and having managed the firm and operated as Senior Partner for many years has become the firm’s Senior Consultant.

Chris’ clients have numbered some of the greatest talents of their generation to include artists, writers, composers, sportsmen and executives. Chris has also represented corporate clients such as independent and major labels and publishers as well as other organisations within the world of entertainment such as, film, theatre, book publishing, sport stadia, promoters, sport agents and celebrated restaurants. With 40 years’ experience in music and the wider entertainment industry generally the firm continues to draw upon his expertise, as too the clients he continues to advise and represent.

Lawyer Rankings

London > TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Media and entertainment (including media finance)

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Chris Organ (Music)Russells Solicitors

As ‘a boutique music and entertainment firm which has city-level quality of technical skills‘, Russells Solicitors is a top choice for clients in the music sector. From record companies, publishers and producers to established and up-and-coming musicians, the group has the ability to assist clients with the full range of commercial and contentious matters. Managing partner Simon Esplen (who leads the practice) and senior partner Chris Organ both have an impressive breadth of expertise in this space; Gavin Maude acts for a range of artists and Jo Brittain regularly assists emerging talent with contractual matters. For corporate and transactional matters, Chris Gossage and Ryan Vince are noted. The group has also continued to bolster its litigation practice (within which Steven Tregear and John Reid are key contacts) with the addition of senior associate Jay Joshi from Judge Sykes Frixou.