Congratulations to Koffee for making President Obama's Summer Playlist 2019
Huge congratulations to our client Koffee for having her track "Toast" included in President Obama's summer playlist.
Congratulations to slowthai on his Mercury Award nomination
Many congratulations to our Client, slowthai, on his prestigious Mercury Award nomination.
Sparkling Wine Evening
We hosted another brilliant networking night with performances from Lia White and Bran Mazz
The Ivor Novello Awards
Huge congratulations to our Client Wiley on winning The Ivors Inspiration Award
KT Tunstall supports Hall & Oates at Wembley Arena
We had a brilliant time on Friday watching our longstanding client, KT Tunstall and her all female band support the legendary Daryl Hall and John Oates at the SSE Wembley Arena!
(Adam & KT pictured)
Brandy & Networking Night
Our recent networking event was once again a great success. We hosted our Clients and contacts at a lively brandy themed night and we were all treated to the talents of the Grammy nominated songwriter Scott McFarnon who gave a magnificent performance.
Van Straten Solicitors is expanding into America and has appointed industry veteran Michael Garbutt as Director of Artist & Public Relations
"Our aim has always been to offer skilled and entrepreneurial legal advice, complemented with experience and insight across every area,” said founder Adam Van Straten. “Michael’s 30 years in the music and media industries, on both sides of the Atlantic, will help further our long-standing goal to become a full service global practice."
"I’m excited to join the highly talented and successful team at Van Straten at such a significant time,” said Garbutt, whose LA-based consultancy and PR agency represents numerous clients, including music publishers Notting Hill. “What particularly impressed me about the company is, they have an established roster of A-list talent, while sourcing and nurturing some of the freshest cutting-edge artists on the ever-vibrant British music scene. This move commences a process of consolidating Adam’s long-standing relationships in the US, not only on the West Coast, but also in New York, Nashville, Miami and beyond."
Garbutt previously managed the Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb, worked alongside Alan Edwards at Edwards' PR firm The Outside Organisation and launched Lucid Communications with Charlie Lycett, amongst many other roles.
Rum & Networking Night
We had the pleasure of welcoming our Clients, their managers and other contributors to the music industry at our first inaugural networking drinks. It proved to be a phenomenal success added to by Bran Mazz and his Band's electric acoustic performance.
Music Week Awards 2019
Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year once again. We are absolutely delighted and hopefully this year we can win!
All of us at Van Straten Solicitors have been shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely passing of Blaine Johnson, professionally known as Cadet.
Following a 2018 of exceptional acclaim, both professionally and personally, 2019 was set to be Cadet’s best year yet.
We offer our condolences and support to Blaine’s family, his management team and to all those who had the pleasure of knowing and working with such a talented and kind individual.
SME News / Best Music & Entertainment Law Specialists 2019
We are delighted to have won SME News Best Music & Entertainment Law Specialists 2019
Congratulations to our Client Craig David on his BRIT 2019 Awards Nomination
We are hoping that Craig wins British Male Solo Artist at the BRIT Awards on 20 February 2019
Happy Holidays from everybody at Van Straten Solicitors.
Thank you to all our clients for a wonderful year, it's been a pleasure to work on such amazing projects.
Here's to an even stronger 2019!
I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here
Hoping our client Fleur East is crowned Queen of the Jungle!
Music Week Awards 2018 / Law Firm Of The Year
Delighted to announce we have been nominated for Law Firm Of The Year at the Music Week Awards 2018. We couldn't have done this without our sensational clients and our strong network of business partners.
MBE for the Godfather of Grime
Congratulations to our long-term client Wiley on being awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year Honours.
From everyone at Van Straten Solicitors, we wish you a very happy Holiday Season.
We would like to congratulate all of our clients who were nominated and to those that won including Craig David and Wizkid, amongst others.
Wiley releases his debut book "ESKIBOY"
Our client Wiley, the Godfather of grime finally releases his highly anticipated debut book entitled "ESKIBOY" which gives an insight into the man, the myth, the legend...
Sampha wins the 2017 Mercury Prize
Congratulations to our client Sampha on his massive achievement in winning the 2017 Mercury Prize for his outstanding Album "Process".
Nothing But Thieves
Congratulations to our clients Nothing But Thieves on crashing into the Official Album Charts at number 2 with their sophomore Album "Broken Machine".
Wizkid Signs Multi-Album Deal with RCA Records
Congratulations to our client Wizkid on signing his new Multi-Album Deal with RCA Records in the presence of of our Principal, Adam Van Straten (second from left) .
Good luck to our client Louis Smith on Channel 4's "The Jump 2017". We will all be watching through our fingers!
We would like to congratulate all our clients on another great year and here's to an even bigger 2017. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
Following My Intuition
Congratulations to our client Craig David on his first number 1 UK Album in 16 years, "Following My Intuition".
Congratulations to our client Wizkid on holding the No 1 spot on the UK Official Singles Chart for 15 weeks as a featured artist on Drake's "One Dance".
NOTHING COMPARES TO U
Congratulations to our client A2 on signing with Disturbing London and good luck with his long awaited LP, "Blue".
Congratulations to our client Craig David on signing his new recording agreement with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.
Please note we have moved offices to:
2c Woodstock Studios
36 Woodstock Grove
Ashton and DDark
One week left until the Van Straten team go and watch two of our clients Ashton and DDark perform at Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on November 16. For further details check out the website. http://hoxtonsquarebar.com/
Congratulations to our client Fleur East on her amazing performance on the X Factor on Sunday. Delighted on the success of the single, 'Sax', and good luck with the album, 'Love, Sax & Flashbacks'.
Nothing But Thieves
We are delighted to announce our clients, Nothing But Thieves have entered the Official UK Album Charts at No 7 with their eponymous debut Album, 'Nothing But Thieves'.
Paving The Way
Van Straten Solicitors would like to give a special mention to our client Wiley on being the first recipient of the inaugural 'Paving the Way' MOBO award, for his contribution to grime music.
Congratulations and good luck to all of our clients with their nominations at the MOBO Awards on November 4.
WILEY'S NEW RECORD DEAL WITH ISLAND RECORDS
Congratulations to our client, Wiley, on signing his new recording agreement with Island Records.
VAN STRATEN SOLICITORS APPOINTED TO REPRESENT THE X FACTOR CONTESTANTS
We are delighted to have been appointed to represent this year's X Factor contestants. We wish the best of luck to all of our clients.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WRITERS BLOCK
Congratulations to our clients The Writers Block who have signed with Ultra Records. Listen to their upcoming single Love You (All Over).
FREE EMPLOYMENT LEGAL ADVICE ARRIVES AT HAMMERSMITH
10 March 2014
On 11 March Van Straten Solicitors will open its new premises in 26 – 28 Hammersmith Grove. The law firm, which specialises in Media and Employment law, has been based in Portobello Dock for five years.