Jules O'Riordan has over 30 years of experience across the entire spectrum of the music industry. This includes nearly a decade as an A&R for the Universal umbrella of labels, 15 years as a presenter on BBC Radio 1, over 150 record releases and remixes in his own capacity as a recording artist, plus a 30 year career as one of Britain’s best-known globally-travelled DJs, with over 5000 gigs under his belt, plus extensive experience as an event promoter and artist manager at the highest level. Suffice to say, Jules knows the music industry inside-out, and his clients regard him as a trusted advisor, for whom no legal or business affairs challenge or problem is too large or small.
Jules has been a lawyer for five years, joining the firm from Sheridans. His practice takes in the entire breadth of music-focused entertainment industry. Jules’s legal and deal expertise includes management, recording, publishing, distribution and label services, music-based apps, games and tech projects, production deals, producers, featured artists, endorsements, merchandising, neighbouring rights, TV/film scores, live performance, events and venue agreements plus copyright and rights infringement and many other disputes.
Jules’s clients include artists, management companies, record labels, song writers, event promoters, producers, music tech businesses, production companies, live agents, music publishers and DJs.
Jules has spoken on many panels and seminars including ADE, Brighton Music Conference and AIM events. He has been a guest speaker on legal issues in a number of on and off-line media outlets, including BBC Radio 5 Live, The Sun, The Times and Mixmag.
Jules speaks fluent Spanish.