Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Swan Turton hires Tony Morris, promotes Pete Bott to Associate Solicitor | Music Business Worldwide

Experienced British entertainment solicitor Tony Morris has left Marriott Harrison after 22 years to join London-based rival Swan Turton.

Morris’s previous clients have included film, TV and other audio-visual producers, IT and entertainment software developers and distributors, record companies, music publishers, composers and musicians, book and online publishers, authors, brands and other creatives and media companies.

He has a particular expertise in dealing with contractual and intellectual property matters, and is ranked within Legal 500 UK 2016 and Chambers and Partners UK 2017.

Morris joined Marriott Harrison LLP as a partner back in 1995 from Cameron Markby Hewitt.

In other Swan Turton news, Pete Bott has been promoted to Associate Solicitor in the company’s Music group.

Bott’s clients include Bring Me The Horizon, Let’s Eat Grandma and Skinny Living.

“I’m extremely excited to play my part in helping Swan Turton’s experienced Music group develop for the future and continue providing the best advice to our clients in the constantly changing and challenging music industry.”

Julian Bentley, head of the firm’s Music group, said: “Pete is an excellent addition and we are delighted to be able to announce this promotion which reflects his first class technical ability and marketing skills.”

Swan Turton is a commercial law firm offering market leading services in the media, marketing and technology sectors.

The practice’s Music team includes respected figures such as Ann Harrison, who includes artists, songwriters, record producers, managers, independent record and publishing companies and booking agents amongst her clients.Music Business Worldwide

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