Nicky Stein | Music Business Tutor | ICMP London

Nicky Stein is a music lawyer at the Entertainment law firm Clintons. He qualified in 2001, specialising in music and entertainment law, and was made a partner in 2007. He has advised both recording artists and writers in all aspects of the music industry, as well as acting for various record, publishing, production, and management companies

His clients include Vampire Weekend, The Script, Disclosure, James Blake, Haim, The 1975, London Grammar, Laura Marling, Plan B, James Bay and Kwabs. He was instrumental in the sudden explosion of interest in Vampire Weekend in 2007. Haim once sang Happy Birthday to him, from the stage of Santos Party House in New York City.

Nicky remains a respected and in-demand music business lawyer, dividing his time between London, Los Angeles, and New York.

Nicky is a visiting lecturer on our innovative BA (Hons) Music Business and Entrepreneurship programme.

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Equally focused on Music Business & Entrepreneurship

The music business is an incredibly competitive environment – and over the last 30 years, ICMP has developed and refined a cutting-edge degree that now focuses equally on entrepreneurship. We’re the first music school in the UK to recognise that you need to understand not just marketing, management, finance, digital, creativity and all the structures and quirks that make the industry unique, but also how to forge your own path, create your own job, and change the future for the better. With access to ICMP’s fully equipped music facilities, exclusive industry events, masterclasses and a peerless contact network, we have it all covered.

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