Paul joined Bray & Krais as a Consultant in 2019. Graduating with a degree in Law from Bristol University, Paul was admitted in 1992 and has more than three decades of experience in the music industry, primarily working “in-house” at music companies and including director level positions at Virgin Records, Sanctuary Records and Ministry of Sound.

Paul advises across a broad range of music related matters, with a particular emphasis on recording agreements, distribution and label services agreements, label agreements, publishing agreements  and music catalogue sale and purchase agreements.



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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