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May 2015

Clean Bandit - Ivor Novello Awards

Russells would like to congratulate Clean Bandit on their double win at yesterday's Ivor Novello Awards. The band's track 'Rather Be' won awards for Music Most Performed Work and Best Contemporary Song.

May 2015

Billboard Awards 2015 - Winners

Russells would like to congratulate Coldplay, Iggy Azelea and Charli XCX on their awards at this weekend's Billboard Music Awards. Coldplay took home Top Rock Album with 'Ghost Stories', Iggy Azealea won Top Streaming Art ...

April 2015

The Ivor Novello Awards 2015 - Nominations

Russells would like to congratulate their clients Ben Howard, alt-J and Clean Bandit on their nominations at this years Ivor Novello Awards. The 60th Anniversary Ivor Novello Awards will take place on Thursday 21st May 2015 ...

March 2015


Russells would like to congratulate Paul Epworth on winning Music Producers Guild’s Producer of the Year Award for 2015, an honour that he also won in 2010 and 2013. As the recipient of the award, Paul automatic ...

February 2015

Music 4.5

Russells is pleased to announce that our head of digital media and technology, Alex Damon, is speaking at the Music 4.5 event tomorrow in London, where he will also participate in a panel discussion on music licensing and UGC ...

February 2015

Ellie Goulding - No.1 single

Congratulations to Ellie Goulding who has the UK's number one single for a third week running with 'Love Me Like You Do'.

February 2015


Congratulations to Goldfrapp on winning best album for 'Tales of Us' at the 7th annual Music Producer’s Guild Awards (held yesterday, February 12th 2015).

February 2015


We are delighted to announce that the live touring community have nominated one of our partners Chris Gossage for a thoroughly deserved ILMC Arthur Award for most professional professional. The award will be presented at the ...

February 2015

Clean Bandit - Grammy Win

Russells would like to extend our congratulations to Clean Bandit on winning the Grammy for Best Dance Recording for 'Rather Be'.

February 2015

Una Foden - The Saturdays

Russells would like to congratulate Una and her husband Ben on the birth of their baby boy, Tadhg, on 2 February.

January 2015

Brit Awards 2015 - Nominations

Russells would like to congratulate the following artists on their nominations at this year's Brit Awards 2015. This year's ceremony will be shown live from London's O2 on ITV on Wednesday 25 February. Jessie Ware ...

January 2015

Jamal Edwards - New Year Honours list

Russells would like to congratulate Jamal Edwards on being made an MBE in the New Year Honours list for services to music.

January 2015

Jean-Bernard Fernadez-Versini

Russells Solicitors’ client, Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, has won high-profile privacy claim against Heat magazine. Heat apologised for the publication of its article in a public statement in the High Court on 19 Decembe ...

January 2015

Coldplay and Kids Company

Russells invite you to visit the link below to help Coldplay's continued support of Kids Company. Coldplay and artist Mila Fürstová recently held an exhibition of artwork used in the development of album art for 'Ghost Stor ...

December 2014

Good luck Frankie! Strictly Grand Final

Russells want to wish the best of luck to Frankie Bridge (of The Saturdays) in the Strictly Come Dancing final this weekend! Strictly will be on BBC1 tomorrow at 6.30pm.

December 2014

Spotify Most Played 2014 - Clean Bandit

Congratulations to Clean Bandit for having the most played track in the UK in 2014 on Spotify with their track 'Rather Be'.

December 2014

Spotify Breakthrough of 2014 - Alt-J

Congratulations to Alt-J for being the Breakthrough of 2014 on Spotify.

December 2014

Spotify Top Group of 2014 - Coldplay

Congratulations to Coldplay for being the Top Group of 2014 on Spotify.

December 2014


The nominees for the first ever BBC Music Awards have been announced today, congratulations to Elbow for their nomination for British Artist Of The Year and to Lorde who is up for International Artist Of The Year. The awards ...

December 2014


Nominations for the 57th annual Grammy awards were announced last week and we would like to extend our congratulations to the following artists on their nominations: Alt-J for best alternative album with ‘This Is ...

December 2014


Congratulations to Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX who will both be honoured at the 9th Annual Billboard Women in Music Awards on 12 December in New York City. Iggy has been named ‘Chart-Topper’ and Charli ‘Hitmaker’ of ...

December 2014


We are pleased to announce that the reformed Libertines have signed a deal with Virgin EMI today for their new album.

December 2014


Russells would like to congratulate Soak and Wolf Alice for making the BBC Sound of 2015 list.

November 2014

Tom Odell – ‘Real Love’, John Lewis Christmas advert

John Lewis have today unveiled their Christmas advert which features Tom Odell covering John Lennon's 'Real Love'. This year’s clip follows the story of a young boy and his penguin pal Monty. The last male voice ...

November 2014

Wire Free Productions

Many congratulations to Wire Free Productions Limited on the launch of their new radio show the “Five Live Hit List” on 5 Live this Sunday. The show is a top 40 chart of the stories with the biggest impact online and ...

October 2014

Ben Howard - No.1 Album

Many congratulations to Ben Howard who this week secured his first UK No. 1 album with the release of “I Forget Where We Were”.

October 2014

Jean Bernard Fernadez-Versini

Russells Solicitors’ client, Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini, has won substantial privacy damages from the publisher of Reveal magazine. Reveal apologised for the publication of its article in a public statement in the H ...

October 2014

Brussels Technology Conference

Russells is pleased to announce that our new head of media and technology Alex Damon is chairing and speaking at the Brussels Technology Conference on 14 October. Alex will be joined by Sami Valkonen from Google Music to ...

October 2014

Blackstone Chambers Golf Day

Congratulations to partner John Reid who came first at the recent Blackstone Chambers Golf Day.

September 2014

ALT-J - No.1 Album

Many congratulations to alt-J who this week secured their first UK No. 1 album with the release of “This Is All Yours”.

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PPL Golf Day

Many congratulations to our senior partner Chris Organ who achieved joint first place at the recent PPL Golf Day.

September 2014

Frankie Bridge - Strictly Come Dancing

Russells would like to wish best of luck to Frankie Bridge (of The Saturdays) who is taking part in Strictly Come Dancing 2014! Series 12 of Strictly starts tonight at 9:00pm on BBC1.

September 2014

New appointments

Russells are pleased to welcome Alex Damon to the firm as head of our new media department. Alexandra Hampshire, who joined the firm as a trainee, now joins our private client and conveyancing department as a solicitor t ...

August 2014

Carol Ellinas

Russells continues to expand and have recently recruited new Partner Carol Ellinas who heads the Family department. To read more about how she can help you and to download her contact details visit her profile pag ...

June 2014

Iggy Azalea

Russells would like to congratulate Iggy Azalea on securing both the number one and two spots in the US Billboard Hot 100 chart, a feat achieved only once before by The Beatles.

March 2014

Elbow - No.1 Album

Congratulations to Elbow who have sold over 46,000 copies of ‘The Take Off And Landing Of Everything’ this week to secure their first No. 1 album.

March 2014


Coldplay are playing exclusive shows in the round (i.e. 360 degrees) for the first time in LA this weekend to promote their forthcoming 6th album entitled ‘Ghost Stories’. We wish them the best for the two performances. ( ...

January 2014

Kraftwerk - The Grammys

Congratulations to Kraftwerk who are to be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Grammys.

January 2014


Many congratulations to Clean Bandit who’s track “Rather Be” is the highest-selling January single since "Spaceman" by Babylon Zoo in 1996.

November 2013

Coldplay - Hollywood Film Awards

Chris Martin accepted the “Hollywood Song Award” at the Hollywood Film Awards on 21 October on behalf of Coldplay, for their song “Atlas”. The song was the lead single from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire soundtrack ...

November 2013

Frankie Sandford - The Saturdays

Russells would like to congratulate Frankie Sandford and Wayne Bridge on the birth of their baby boy, Parker, on 18 October.

October 2013

Mercury Music Prize 2013

Russells would like to congratulate their clients Arctic Monkeys (for their album "AM"), Foals (for their album "Holy Fire") and Villagers (for their album "Awayland") on their nominations for the 2013 Mercury Music Prize.

October 2013

BASCA Gold Badge Awards 2013

Russells would like to congratulate James Wyllie on receiving a Gold Badge Award at this year's 40th Anniversary Gold Badge Awards, presented by BASCA in association with PRS for Music on 16th October at the Savoy Hotel. ...

September 2013

Rihanna: UK Image Rights or Just Your Imagination?

Rihanna’s recent victory against Topshop may lead the casual observer to believe that those in the public eye have now been handed rights in their images just as they are in the US. The global pop star’s claim related ...

July 2013

Coldplay - Silver Clef Awards 2013

The incredibly successful and internationally acclaimed band, Coldplay, will this year receive the Royal Albert Hall Best British Act Award. The band, who formed in 1997, grabbed the world’s attention with their single, ...

May 2013

2013 Ivor Novello Awards

Congratulations to Alt-J for winning Best Album at this year's Ivor Novello Awards.

May 2013

Rochelle Humes - The Saturdays

Russells would like to congratulate Rochelle and her husband Marvin on the birth of their baby girl, Alaia-Mai, on 20th May 2013.

April 2013

STOP PRESS: Jo Brittain

On behalf of myself and the other partners I am delighted to announce that with effect from 1st April 2013 Jo will be joining us as a junior partner. We could not be more pleased to have Jo as a partner, which the hard wo ...

February 2013

85th Academy Awards - Paul Epworth

Russells would like to congratulate Paul Epworth for achieving an Oscar for co-writing "Skyfall".

January 2013

2013 BRIT Awards - Winners

Russells are very proud of their association with the following artists who all won much deserved awards at the BRITS on 20th February:- Coldplay – British Live Act; Paul Epworth – British Producer o ...

January 2013

Coldplay and Kids Company

Russells would invite you to click on the link below to help Coldplay's continued support of Kids Company. Kids Company provides practical, emotional and educational support to vulnerable inner-city children. http:/ ...

January 2013

Tom Odell

Congratulations to Tom Odell who has just been named as the first male winner of the Critics' Choice Award at the Brits Nominations.

January 2013

AC/DC - iTunes

AC/DC have finally succumbed - and their catalogue is now available on iTunes - http://www.contactmusic.com/news/acdc-give-in -to-the-digital-age-and-sell-music-on-itunes_ 3380989

January 2013

Pre Nuptial Agreements - Sealed with a Kiss!

Since the groundbreaking case of Radmacher –v- Granatino, the public’s appetite for Pre Nuptial Agreements has increased. Although the UK is struggling behind its European and American counterparts, where such documen ...

January 2013

Teenage Cancer Trust

Simon Esplen and Russells are proud to be involved with the Teenage Cancer Trust Music Advisory Board. Please follow the link for more information http://www.teenagecancertrust.org/get-involve d/music/

January 2013

BBC Sound of 2013

Russells would like to congratulate Tom Odell and King Krule for making the BBC Sound of 2013 list.

November 2012

ARTICLE: Goin’ to the Chapel.... But Who is Getting Married?

The proposal by the current government for the legalisation of same-sex marriage has attracted much attention from the media. The subject matter has created numerous debates addressing issues of equality, human rights, politi ...

October 2012

Mercury Music Prize

Russells would like to congratulate Alt J (for their album "An Awesome Wave") and Ben Howard (for his album "Every Kingdom") on their recent Mercury Music Prize nominations.

October 2012

Jon Cohen - Single of the Year

Congratulations to Jon Cohen whose production of "Wherever You Are" for the Military Wives won Single of the Year at the Classic Brits on 2nd October.

September 2012

ARTICLE: The World Wide Spider's Web of International Family Law Enforcement

The world is not such a big place anymore and as a society our lives have become increasingly global. The vast majority of our clients (and/or their partners) have assets overseas; a number have dual nationality or have reloc ...

August 2012

ARTICLE: The Much Misunderstood Concept of

In recent months the press have bandied about the term “shared parenting” and the Government’s support of the same with a distinct lack of clarity about what impact this concept will have for families generally. Contrar ...

July 2012

ARTICLE: 3 Degrees of Separation

Many separating couples are becoming ever more wary of the involvement of the courts in their personal issues due to the delay that can occur, the increase in costs and the impact the traditional adversarial approach can have ...

June 2012

ARTICLE: Our House and the Madness That Ensues When Couples Fall Out

OUR HOUSE AND THE MADNESS THAT ENSUES WHEN COUPLES FALL OUT The UK Courts have an extensive range of powers to divide up the assets on a breakdown of a marriage. They can take into account all sorts of factors when doing ...

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