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

Russells Solicitors
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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

Russells Solicitors‘ team is praised for its ‘expert knowledge of, and advice on, the nuanced way in which the corporate and creative worlds intersect’. With it being particularly active in the music industry, the practice acts for clients such as record companies, publishers, producers and established and up-and-coming musicians. It handles an array of commercial, corporate and contentious matters. Names to note at the firm include ‘laser-focused’ managing partner Simon Esplen and Gavin Maude, who co-head the team. Jo Brittain has expertise in advising emerging talent on contractual matters. Chloe Forsyth acts for labels, publishers and talented individuals in the music and entertainment industry. Chris Gossage handles commercial work, and alongside Ryan Vince, advises on high-profile corporate transactions. Steven Tregear and John Reid are key contacts for contentious matters. Senior consultant Chris Organ is also well-respected. Simon Jordan made partner in 2020.