Jonny is a partner at Bray & Krais, having joined the firm in spring 2022.  He qualified in 2010 and prior to joining Bray & Krais was a partner at another leading music firm.

Jonny provides a commercially driven legal service to both creative and business clients across the music industry and at all stages of their careers including artists, songwriters, producers, independent labels, independent publishers, managers, promoters, agencies, executives, entrepreneurs and investors.

With experience in the wider entertainment industry, Jonny is also able to advise clients in the TV, film, fashion, branding and literary worlds; and has the benefit of having worked as an in-house lawyer for Swedish media giant, MTG.

Jonny is ranked as “up and coming” by Chambers and is recognised as a Next Generation Partner by Legal 500.



Jonathan Coote interviewed by City A.M.’s Eyes On The Law

Associate Jonathan Coote was recently interviewed by City A.M. for their newly launched weekly legal segment Eyes On The Law, exploring the continuing legal uncertainty surrounding AI, music...

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Jonathan Coote discusses the potential impact of Getty Images v Stability AI on the music industry

Associate Jonathan Coote has discussed the potential impact of Getty Images’ lawsuit against Stability AI on the music industry, which the image database company accuses of infringing its ...

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Jonathan Coote comments in City A.M. on the growing pressure on AI developers from the music industry

Associate Jonathan Coote has commented on the increasing tension between tech companies and the music industry after 200 artists signed an open letter calling for the end to the “predatory...

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