Joseph is a Partner and Head of Corporate at Bray & Krais.

Joseph joined Bray & Krais as an Associate in June 2021 before becoming a Senior Associate in July 2022, and then a partner in June 2024. Before joining the firm, Joseph trained at Taylor Wessing, a leading City firm, and practiced as an Associate at a media-focused West End firm.

Joseph heads up the firm’s corporate team, where he advises a diverse mix of clients, including recording artists, music publishers, labels and distributors, investment companies, high-net-worth individuals, sports professionals, consumer brands, and many others within the media, sports, and entertainment industries and beyond.

Joseph specialises in advising on M&A transactions – including music catalogue sales – acting for both buyers and sellers, on equity investments, joint venture and shareholder arrangements, celebrity brand partnerships, corporate reorganisations, and general commercial matters.




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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