We are a law firm that specialises in the music and entertainment industry - we have sector experience and a commercial track record from around the globe that will give your creative project a competitive edge.
We also manage artists and provide strategic business advice on how to monetise great ideas.
We act for people we like, who do stuff that we are interested in.
Howard is a corporate and tax lawyer with over 30 years of experience working in London, Sydney, throughout Asia and until recently in New York. He was a barrister in the UK. has worked for top tier and boutique law firms and was a partner and principal of Ernst & Young for 20 years.
Known for his commercial, practical approach Howard puts his clients first and ensures that they are at the heart of decision making. He is a strong communicator and is able to both simplify legal issues for clients and convey their views effectively in negotiations.
Howard is a musician, DJ and a fan. He is a board member of The Australian Live Music Business Council. He has studied artist management and the music industry at Berklee College Boston and a masters in intellectual property. He also volunteers on the pro bono scheme For Arts Law. Howard founded Corner Soul to provide Australian clients with an alternative source of high quality affordable commercial advice in the music and entertainment sector.