Huge congratulations to our client slowthai for his second studio album "Tyron" debuting at Number 1 on the UK's Official Albums Chart.
Chronixx makes Official Playlist for the Inauguration of the 46th President and Vice President of the United States
Huge congratulations to our client Chronixx who featured on the track "Eternal Light" by Free Nationals which has been included on the 46-song playlist for the inauguration of President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris.
SME News / Best International Entertainment & Media Law Firm 2020
We are delighted to have won the SME News Greater London Enterprise Awards 2020 for Best International Entertainment & Medial Law Firm 2020
Congratulations and good luck to our clients slowthai, Jae5, Randy Valentine and Fraser Churchill with their nominations at the Grammy Awards on 31 January 2021.
3 weeks at Number 3 for S1mba
Congratulations to our Client, S1mba, whose track "Rover" has spent 3 weeks at No.3 in the UK Official Singles Chart
Hero of the Year 2020
Congratulations to our client, slowthai, on his NME Award for Hero of the Year.
Congratulations to our client J Hus whose sophomore album "Big Conspiracy" is Number 1 in the UK Album Charts.
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.
Sparkling Wine Evening
We hosted another brilliant networking night with performances from Lia White and Bran Mazz
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.
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.
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.
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
I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here
Hoping our client Fleur East is crowned Queen of the Jungle!
From everyone at Van Straten Solicitors, we wish you a very happy Holiday Season.
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".
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) .
We would like to congratulate all our clients on another great year and here's to an even bigger 2017. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
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".
Congratulations to our client A2 on signing with Disturbing London and good luck with his long awaited LP, "Blue".
Please note we have moved offices to:
2c Woodstock Studios
36 Woodstock Grove
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'.
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.
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.
FREE EMPLOYMENT LEGAL ADVICE ARRIVES AT HAMMERSMITH
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.
Sea Shanty TikTok Star Nathan Evans signs record deal
Massive congratulations to our client Nathan Evans whose sea shanty videos went viral on TikTok and landed him a record deal with Polydor Records. "Wellerman" is his first single with the label.
Primary Wave welcomes KT Tunstall
Congratulations to our client, Grammy and Mercury Prize nominated singer-songwriter KT Tunstall, on joining the Primary Wave Music family.
Primary Wave acquires stake in Leo Sayer's music publishing catalog and master recordings
Congratulations to our client, legendary songwriter Leo Sayer, on his partnership with Primary Wave Music.
Billboard 2020 Top Music Lawyers
Massive congratulations to our principal Adam Van Straten for being chosen as an honoree on Billboard's 2020 Top Music Lawyers list.
"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.
Music Week Awards 2019
Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year once again. We are absolutely delighted and hopefully this year we can win!
SME News / Best Music & Entertainment Law Specialists 2019
We are delighted to have won SME News Best Music & Entertainment Law Specialists 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!
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.
We would like to congratulate all of our clients who were nominated and to those that won including Craig David and Wizkid, amongst others.
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".
Good luck to our client Louis Smith on Channel 4's "The Jump 2017". We will all be watching through our fingers!
Following My Intuition
Congratulations to our client Craig David on his first number 1 UK Album in 16 years, "Following My Intuition".
NOTHING COMPARES TO U
Congratulations to our client Craig David on signing his new recording agreement with Speakerbox/Insanity Records.
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/
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'.
Congratulations and good luck to all of our clients with their nominations at the MOBO Awards on November 4.
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).
VAN STRATEN SOLICITORS' CLIENTS WIN MOBO AWARDS
Congratulations to our clients Wiley and Krept and Konan on their well deserved MOBO awards.