Matt Gorman

Lawyer / Owner, Ocean Town Music

Matt is a Halifax-based lawyer and owner of Ocean Town Music, a consulting firm that specializes in music industry contract drafting/review and general legal advisory for artists and businesses in the music industry. He consults with and advises talent all over Canada. Matt is a frequent speaker on music related legal issues, presenting at conferences and events all over the country. In addition to Ocean Town Music, Matt co-owns Jvngle Music Group, a music services platform that helps nurture and support upcoming producers, songwriters, and performers. Matt is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, and International Association of Entertainment Lawyers. Aside from practicing law, Matt plays drums, likes to write, and is a dad to 2 kick ass kids. For an overview of the legal basics associated with topics like copyright, publishing and recording, check out Matt’s Legal Guide for Musicians (2019). You can also check out Matt’s music law blog for various legal articles pertaining to the industry, which covers a wide range of music law topics. Website Email Instagram @mc_gorman Facebook Ocean Town Music – Music Law Discussion

Matt is speaking at

April 23, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm



A key component to getting the right deal is having someone to digest and interpret the "legalise" of an official agreement or contract. Often you hear about deals going wrong and both parties separating, often with one party coming up short. Hear about the items to watch for and learn tips about how to navigate through the agreement/contract process.

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