In a round of appointments that doubles the number of associates at Media Arts Lawyers, the firm has invested in significant growth to represent the increased depth of experience in the music industry and the long-term strategy to expand l talent expertise.
Promoted as a partner are senior lawyers Yasmin Naghavi, Marcus Walkom and Rob Glass, who have expertise in the creative legal sector. Media Arts Lawyers, which represents some of the industry’s largest and most creative names, said the appointments reflect the firm’s significant growth and capabilities.
Commenting on the nominations, founder David Vodicka said Ms Naghavi, Mr Walkom and Mr Glass have been on the partner path for many years.
âThey are the next generation of leaders at Media Arts Lawyers and an integral part of our long term strategy to further develop our team and strengthen the areas of practice of the company to better serve our clients in the entertainment industries. and creation. “
Ms. Naghavi specializes in talent representation and has led both creative industries and employment practices within the company. Working in close collaboration with her clients, she clarifies their legal rights and obligations, in addition to advising them in order to obtain the best strategic results.
With clients that include Andy Allen, Julia morrison and Urzila Carlson, Ms. Naghavi has experience representing world-class graphics and motion design studios, television talent, agencies, illustrators, streaming services, game developers and artists.
The practice of Melbourne’s new senior lawyer, Mr. Walkom, spans all facets of commercial and entertainment law, with a particular focus on the music industry. Some of his big name clients include Tame Impala, The Amity Affliction, and Mallrat.
Mr. Walkom is particularly interested in working with new and emerging talent and has been involved in sourcing, negotiating and advising on local and global agreements.
Latest appointment, Mr. Glass specializes in music and entertainment law, where he represents some of the biggest names in the industry including Rufus Du Sol, Peking Duk and Dom Dolla, to name a few- a few. He has transformed many of Australasia’s greatest talents from local heroes to international successes.
Mr. Glass’s commercial and intellectual property practice includes working with technology clients, design studios, software and application developers, and online content distributors. More recently, this has included international clients on the convergence of music, art, and cryptocurrency.