More of what we do
- Website/Mobile App Projects
- Commercial Disputes and Litigation
- Information Technology
- Business - Shares / Shareholders
PAIL® specialises in digital media. So whether you are planning to distribute online through various channels such as Bandcamp and/or music aggregators like Tunecore, or, you are ready to set up a music publishing business, we have the expertise. We work specifically with downloads and are routinely drafting licenses to reproduce music sound recording in the form of downloads, streaming including downloads from cloud services on all devices. As digital media lawyers we work with the continually evolving digital applications, and digital music platforms. Additionally we provide traditional music industry advice. We can assist you whether you are signing artists for an individual release (Album/EP) or looking to sign an agreement with them encompassing all of their works.
We are specialists in digital media, and have developed analytical and creative skills over the last 15 years of specialising in Internet business that allows us to say with confidence that we can solve any task or assignment or project that you need to complete. The types of businesses we represent include: hair and beauty salons, graphic design agencies, product design agencies, advertising agencies, TV and Film production agencies, digital image libraries, record labels, musicians, producers, sound engineers, magazines & fashion agencies.
We are competent litigators, and have never had a claim struck out. Further we have never had a claim against us for professional negligence, and have never had a regulatory decision against us for lack of competence either since PAIL Solicitors has been established or at all during the entire practising career of the solicitor at PAIL. Once we are satisfied that you are a genuine client, we would be glad to provide you with references upon request. Even in a traditional field like litigation specialist knowledge in a particular sector can make a difference in the outcome of a dispute. Whether a contracting party is refusing to perform its obligations under a contract, or a rival business is copying your website or passing themselves off as you, we can assist you.
As well as our internet bent, we offer traditional legal advice on all types of open source and proprietary technology contracts including but not limited to patent and copyright related contracts, software licensing agreements, software copyright licence contracts, infringement of copyright in software claims, software maintenance agreements, technology outsourcing agreements, offshoring contracts, technology escrow agreements, developer contributor agreements, open source contributor agreements, and network integration agreements.
We offer conventional legal advice to the modelling and fashion industry. We regularly write terms and conditions for fashion retail and auction websites, fashion related commercial contracts, and negotiate advances for new faces that are looking to break the London market. Our focus on digital means we always take a 360 degree approach to all our media and entertainment projects.
Our core expertise is in advising businesses and investors in making debt and private equity investment decision and in preparing the forms and formalities that underpin the operations of high growth businesses. We advise from before a company is formed right the way through to major share sales and asset acquisitions - including the following:- buying shares from the company or from existing shareholders; articles and share holder agreements; shareholder rights including matters of unfair prejudice; appointment and removal of directors; debt finance; and setting up shares under the enterprise investment scheme. The solicitor at PAIL has been the legal representative of an Internet business raising £10,000,000 million with Williams de Broë.
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What Our Clients Say
"Peter is a dream to work with. His costs are fair, communication excellent and responsiveness flawless. I am most satisfied with the settlement which Peter negotiated on our behalf and I would recommend him without hesitation."
"Peter manages to combine great approachability with the production of speedy, clear and accurate advice at a reasonable cost. These attributes combined are, I think, rather rare for a lawyer!"
"Peter was very good at delivering new terms and conditions for one of our brands, he delivered on time and on budget. Would recommend!"
"Peter is a very smart lawyer who is able to think outside the box. He has a thorough understanding of internet commerce and law."
"I greatly enjoyed working with Peter. I particularly appreciated his deep understanding of the internet – both the technology and its legal considerations. With this knowledge he was always quick to identify the legal issues in our business plans and to provide clear advice on how to address those issues."
"Peter Adediran was efficient and speedy at producing the right contract that I needed for a music industry agreement. The whole process was very easy and quick. I have ended up with the contract that I was after in about 24hours. I would recommend Pail Solicitors and Peter Adediran."
"Peter dealt with our query in a timely manner, explained the process clearly and went the extra mile to make sure we were satisfied. His fees are competitive too which is great for a young company like ours."