Karan Chahal is an Associate at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP and provides practical solutions for complex matters in the areas of Entertainment and Corporate/Commercial Law. Karan’s practice focuses on audio-visual production, distribution, and exploitation (film and television), brand licensing, influencer representation and commercial transactions. Karan also represents music labels, musicians, songwriters, producers, and artists in the negotiation of recording, management, and publishing agreements. In addition, Karan is involved in establishing optimal corporate structuring for his clients, as well as drafting and reviewing shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements and asset purchase agreements.
With over 13 years of experience in the entertainment business, Karan has fostered a unique background, having been a producer, artist, A&R, manager, and record label executive. This experience allows him to truly connect with his clients and have deeper conversations about both their business goals and artistic creations.
Karan is extremely passionate about his work and his clients.’ He understands their objectives and the importance of protecting intellectual property rights. Clients can rely on Karan to support every aspect of their artistic vision, and commercial needs.
Ryerson University (2015)
University of Leicester (LL.B., Hons., 2019)
Osgoode Hall Law School (Certificate in Entertainment Law, 2021)
Member, Ontario Bar (2021)
Member, Law Society of Ontario