Ocean Town Music is based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada’s beautiful east coast. We specialize in music industry contract drafting/review and general business and corporate law consulting for artists and businesses in the music industry. We are musicians, lawyers, music fans, and above all else, advocates for the arts.



Our Services

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Contract Drafting and Review

We specialize in reviewing and drafting any kind of contract within the music business, including recording, publishing, management, booking agent, and producer agreements. We also draft and review things like band agreements, shareholders’ agreements, and co-author agreements. Whether you need something drafted, or were presented with a contract you don’t quite understand, Ocean Town Music has your back.

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Business and Corporate Law Consulting

We specialize in providing general business and corporate law advice to songwriters, performers, bands, labels and publishers on things like business structures, trademarks, band agreements, shareholders’ agreements, copyrights, and revenue streams. Navigating the music business is tricky, and we are here to help

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We are always excited when asked to do legal information sessions, guest lectures, or speak at conferences on topics like emerging issues in music law, copyrights, recording/publishing, and the basics around running a music business. Matt has spoken at conferences and industry events all over the country. Please reach out for details.

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