Sander Petit (NL)
Sander Petit has become a household name for legal advice in the creative industry. As an attorney at law, Sander is specialized in intellectual property, media law and contracts and has a strong focus on the electronic music scene. He represents a broad range of clients, including international top tier DJ’s and producers, but also upcoming talents, record labels, publishers, management and booking agencies, music and NFT platforms, promotors and festivals.
Sander is founder and managing partner of the Amsterdam based Backstage Legal collective and is also known as De Dance-advocaat [The Dance Lawyer].
He is a welcomed guest in the media when it’s about the business and legal side of music and regularly speaks about his work and the law at events, colleges and universities.
Besides his work as a lawyer, Sander is also a DJ. He has played at clubs like Radion and JACK and events like Burning Man, Zwarte Cross, Dutch Decompression, Familiar Forest and some maybe-legal raves. One could say he’s comfortable on the crossroads of music and law.