Ms Chloe Forsyth > Russells Solicitors > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Russells Solicitors

Work Department

Commercial, Music, Digital & Social Media




Chloe joined Russells as a Partner in the Commercial Department in April 2019.

Chloe has over 15 years’ experience advising a broad range of clients across the music and wider entertainment industry.  She advises businesses such as labels and publishers, as well as talented individuals such as writers, producers and performers on a wide range of deals, including recording, publishing, management, live performance and endorsement agreements.  She provides clear, strategic, commercial as well as legal advice and has experience working with both established and emerging talent.

Prior to joining Russells, having studied law at Oxford, Chloe trained and qualified at media and entertainment firm Harbottle and Lewis, where she became a partner and head of the music practice in 2011.C

Lawyer Rankings

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

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.