Our people

Welcome to the personnel section of our website.

Statham Gill Davies has grown organically over the years expanding beyond its music, media and entertainment roots to offer its clients expertise across the full range of legal services.  We strive to maintain the good reputation that we have built in the music, media and entertainment industry by selecting likeminded and equally knowledgeable lawyers from other fields who can provide the quality advice and the personal service that our clients value.     


Click on the appropriate name below for contact details and information about each lawyer.

John Statham
John
Statham

"John Statham co-founded Statham Gill (as it was then) in 1991 and has over 25 years’ experience."

John Statham

Victoria Wood
Victoria
Wood

"Victoria’s main focus is the representation of new talent, where she offers a pragmatic and prudent approach to emerging artists."

Victoria Wood

Paul Lennon
Paul
Lennon

"Paul advises creative people on all aspects of the music and entertainment business..."

Paul Lennon

Talya Shalson
Talya
Shalson

"Talya specialises in dealing with all types of commercial contracts and represents a wide range of clients..."

Talya Shalson

Zack Gold
Zack
Gold

"Zack advises across the firm’s commercial practice, specialising in music, media and corporate matters."

Zack Gold

Kaz Gill
Kaz
Gill

"With experience in all aspects of the music industry, Kaz represents recording artists, record companies, and many more..."

Kaz Gill

Alexis Goldstein
Alexis
Goldstein

"Alexis is a specialist adviser to clients in the entertainment industry."

Alexis Goldstein

Philip Loveday
Philip
Loveday

"Philip has built up an extensive list of clients across a broad range of disciplines..."

Philip Loveday

Richard Laws
Richard
Laws

"Richard has gained particular expertise in representing independent record companies and publishing companies..."

Richard Laws

Kate Bowen
Kate
Bowen

"Kate is Head of the firm's Dispute Resolution Department."

Kate Bowen

Peter Jones
Peter
Jones

"Peter is a seasoned employment lawyer with experience in supporting employers large and small with all their HR related issues."

Peter Jones

Caroline Gibbs
Caroline
Gibbs

"Caroline has specialised in dispute resolution since qualifying in 1987, working both in London and Oxfordshire."

Caroline Gibbs

Meme Smart
Meme
Smart

"Meme joined Statham Gill Davies in early 2016 to establish the firm's family department"

Meme Smart

Sarah Chamberlain
Sarah
Chamberlain

"Sarah is Head of the firm’s Property and Private Client Department."

Sarah Chamberlain

Howard Salter
Howard
Salter

"Howard is an expert in negotiating and advising on potential ventures and property deals. He offers a pro-active and pragmatic approach at all times."

Howard Salter

Obaid Sethi
Obaid
Sethi

"Obaid is a solicitor in our property department and specialises in residential conveyancing."

Obaid Sethi

Andy McPhail
Andy
McPhail

"Prior to becoming a trainee solicitor, Andy worked in the music industry for independent record labels and artist management companies."

Andy McPhail

Sarah Moir
Sarah
Moir

"Prior to becoming a trainee solicitor, Sarah worked in the live music industry for 10 years, both as a worldwide tour manager for bands such as Alt-J and The Wombats, and on the co-ordination of large scale events including British Summer Time in London’s Hyde Park."

Sarah Moir