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Gandhar Savur

Rough Trade Publishing
Sr. VP, Legal Affairs
As Sr. VP of Legal Affairs for Rough Trade Publishing (Formerly House of Hassle), Gandhar Savur oversees the legal and business affairs department of the company. This includes supervising the negotiation and issuing of TV/film licensing agreements, sample agreements, and mechanical licenses. As part of this process, Savur works very closely with the company’s administration department. He has also signed over 250 bands to publishing deals. His legal affairs duties also extend over sister company Bank Robber Music, which handles TV/film licensing for over 20 record labels, including Merge Records, Barsuk, Mute, Mexican Summer, and DFA. Savur is also the Managing Partner of Savur Threadgold, LLP, a boutique corporate, entertainment and IP law firm, which has hundreds of clients in the area of music, and represents a number of music publishing and licensing companies in its own right.