The leading specialist entertainment law firm in New Zealand, Dominion Law acts for a wide range of clients, from internationally successful artists in the music industry, film studios and large media companies, to young bands and first-time film producers.

We are primarily commercial lawyers who have particular expertise in the music, film, television and related creative industries.

We provide industry specific advice to our clients in how to exploit the rights that exist in their particular arenas, from how to licence a song to a commercial or film, to how to obtain a record deal.

We provide a broad range of advice to New Zealand clients, as well as to international clients operating in New Zealand.

Our Services

  • Strategic Advice across all areas of rights exploitation

  • Business and personal structures including companies, partnerships and trusts

  • Deal negotiation across the music, film and television industries

  • Preparing and reviewing contracts

  • Dispute resolution

  • Advice on all intellectual property issues

  • Trade mark advice and applications

  • Advice on employment issues

  • Conveyancing services

  • Will and trusts

  • Relationship property

We are also able to advise clients about the various Government and non Government funding opportunities that are available to them in relation to their arts and entertainment activities.

All work we undertake for you is carried out according to our terms of business. You can download a copy here.

Terms of Engagement & Information for Clients