Robert Lee


Robert Lee co-founded Lee & Thompson in 1983. Since he qualified in 1972 he has been pre-eminent in his chosen field. The opening lyrics of Roxy Music’s 1972 debut single “Virginia Plain” are “Make me a deal and make it straight, all signed and sealed I’ll take it, to Robert Lee I’ll show it…”

Earlier in his career, Robert acted for many of the large independent record companies which have now been acquired by the majors including A&M Records, Virgin Records, Anchor Records, Island Records and Tamla Motown. He now acts for a number of high profile recording artists.

Robert is frequently instructed as an expert witness in music industry disputes. In addition, Robert has developed an expertise in relation to book publishing deals. He also acts for an increasing number of music business executives in relation to their employment arrangements.

Robert also regularly lectures on music publishing and related matters.

The new UK edition of Chambers and Partners ranks Robert as a Senior Statesman and leader in his field.


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