Stephen O’Toole, LLB (Hons)
Understanding your perspective from personal experience
As well as being an accomplished lawyer, Stephen has a pedigree as a musician. He is a former member of famous Liverpool band Pete Wylie and the Mighty Wah! Having toured and recorded extensively with Pete Wylie who has had many hits including Story of the Blues, Sinful, and Heart as Big as Liverpool. He has also worked with many other signed artists.
Stephen heads the media law department and has considerable experience across a wide range of legal areas. He understands your concerns. He has an ability to identify the key issues and matters that affect you and provide solutions and advice that will protect you and guide you through your creative lifetime.
Victor Welsh, LLB (Hons)
Standing up for your rights in a high-pressure world
Victor has an enviable reputation in the legal world, with over 35 years’ experience. He has extensive knowledge in a wide range of legal areas. He has the tenacity to see your matter through to a successful conclusion and the pragmatism to seek the best solution for you the client. And in a fast-changing world like the media and arts sector, you need someone who can stand back and identify the core issues with a view to enforcing your rights in a high-pressure world.He has been the driving force behind changes in case law. So, when it comes to conducting contentious matters or negotiating the best outcome for you, he has a proven track record of success.
With the move to digital media, the music and entertainment industry has changed massively over recent years, and as a media artist or firm, at some point you may face the challenges of working in an international marketplace. When it comes to tackling any complex international and cross-border issues, Victor can take the headache away. Through his Notarial work and close associations with overseas law firms, he has built up extensive connections in the legal world, so he has a ready-made UK and international support network and can quickly find the best legal partner, Counsel, or expert witness where and when needed.