Austin Jacobs FCA

Partner | London

Professional Experience

Austin Jacobs, FCA, is a Partner in the Advisory Services and Audit and Accounting Departments of Prager Metis LLP, a member of Prager Metis International Group.  He has been in the accounting industry for more than 19 years.

Austin focuses on royalty contract compliance auditing, as well as copyright and intellectual property valuation and litigation support, in the various entertainment industries, including music, books, merchandising, TV, film, and theatre.  He works closely with clients to provide realistic appraisals of their situation and has regularly recovered a substantial amount of revenue on their behalf. He also provides auditing, accounting, and general taxation services.

Austin is a noted expert on royalty auditing, has given Expert Witness evidence in the High Court and frequently presents at industry events on the topic.

Professional Affiliations

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA)
  • Registered Auditor (U.K.)


  • BSc (Hons), mathematics, Bristol University, England

Presentations & Articles

Austin Jacobs to Present a Panel at Amsterdam Dance Event - Oct. 20, 2017

ialci's Law of Luxury fashion Series - Presentation entitled "How to Value a Musical Artist's Brand, in the Context of a Fashion or Luxury project or Deal?" - July 22, 2014

Catalogue Set to Explode: As the number of breakthrough acts wanes, here's a quick guide to snapping up established works-Music Week, April 2014

Prager Metis can help you acquire Warner Music Group Assets