Miro Oballa (B.Comm, LL.B.) has been practicing entertainment law since 2002 in the areas of music, film, television, gaming, new media, dance, literature and event promotion. He practices with the firm in Vancouver, B.C.
Miro has extensive experience in all areas of the music industry, including endorsement, recording, publishing, production, management, touring and personality rights. His expertise also extends to film and television in the areas of rights acquisition, rights management, talent representation, production and distribution, and to dispute resolution. In recent years Miro has been on the forefront of the rapidly expanding sector of talent - brand partnership agreements; negotiating arrangements between the firm's clients and some of the world's top brands. He speaks regularly at NXNE, CMW and other workshops and events.
Miro's own clients include Juno recognized artists and producers, leading new media companies, award winning film distribution companies and top athletes and on-air personalities. He is also actively involved in providing services for some of the firm's other top clients including recording superstar Drake and mega producer Cirkut (Rihanna, Britney Spears, Flo Rida).
In addition to his legal experience, Miro has been actively involved in other areas of the arts & entertainment industry as a former owner of both a nightclub and an entertainment company, and he presently sits on the board of Manifesto. He applies his entrepreneurial background by providing clients with strategic business planning as well as legal advice.