Experts in Residence

Experts in Residence presented by the Victorian Music Development Office (VMDO) is a series of collaborations with accomplished business professionals to provide one-on-one expert advice to small Victorian music businesses. The sessions run for an hour and are aimed at giving small music businesses access to professional services in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. Applications are now open to meet with our senior lawyers, Yasmin Naghavi and Marcus Walkom. Yasmin is available to discuss areas of employment, contract law and force majeure matters while Marcus is available to discuss the effects of COVID-19 on all facets of the music industry, contracting and future impacts on music industry agreements. To read more about our lawyers and apply for a session please head to or email