Amsterdam – Re-top-dj Martin Garrix (21) a tuchtzaak against the lawyers of his ex-manager, won.
Garrix has been embroiled in a dispute with his former record label Spinnin’ Records. The dj accused his former manager, labelboss Eelko van Kooten, of deception. Garrix demanded the rights to his music back. Also, there was, according to him, the existence of tying because he as a dj at Spinnin’ Records also, a contract had signs Of Kootens artiestenmanagementbedrijf Music All Stars (MAS). In september won Garrix a lawsuit at the court in Lelystad, that the contracts be voided.
Van Kooten was the owner of Spinnin’ Records and MAS, but both companies sold last year to Warner Music. The companies are subject to appeal in the case against Garrix. The dj sees that with confidence, says his lawyer Oktay Düzgün: “Despite the clear verdict of the court is, unfortunately, not proven possible in consultation with Spinnin’ Records and Music All Stars to come to a solution. We wait with confidence the coming procedure, and judgment on appeal.”
Last summer was Paul Kreijger, lawyer of Spinnin’ Records, an official warning of the tuchtrechter. Kreijger and his colleague Dirk Visser would be the court on the wrong foot to have they want to put through secret correspondence between the court documents to hide. According to the tuchtrechter was in violation of the lawyers act.
But Garrix still went in appeal because he wanted that also Fisherman, a measure imposed. With success, because the Court of Discipline tapped also Fisherman on the fingers. He now gets just as Kreijger a warning.
Garrix’ lawyer to let you know that the dj is satisfied with the outcome.
Visser admits that he the correspondence should not have to bring the matter to the court: “We had that not to do, that is clear,” he says in response to the ruling of the Court of Discipline.