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Corporate Affairs | Legal

Colin graduated in law from Monash University and has been involved in the music and media industry for the past 25 years. He was corporate counsel and head of legal and business for Polygram Australia (now Universal Music), overseeing the group’s legal work for the recording, home video and publishing divisions, as well as managing the catalogues of local and international copyrights, trademarks and related deal negotiations with licensors and other media groups such as TV and radio networks.

He returned to law to become co–partner at Simpsons, Australia’s premier art law firm, where he specialised in commercial transaction law, licensing and protecting intellectual property, venture structuring and management of IP rights in commercial ventures. Clients included The Wiggles, Polygram Records, Warner Music Publishing and MCA Music Publishing.