Bray & Krais ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022

Bray & Krais are delighted to have been ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2022.

Media and Entertainment (including Media Finance)

The firm retains its Tier 2 ranking in this category. Richard Bray retains his ‘Hall of Fame’ status and Mark Krais maintains his ‘Leading Individual’ ranking. Simon Goodbody is ranked as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ and Simon Dixon, Alan Lander, Andrew Forbes and Dorothea Thompson are recognised as ‘Recommended Lawyers’.

Media and entertainment law boutique Bray & Krais, Solicitors advises high-profile clients on matters such as recording, publishing and management agreements. Mark Krais assists clients with contracts, brand deals and licensing agreements. Richard Bray has particular expertise in international branded live events. Both Krais and Bray have over 55 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry collectively. Also recommended is Simon Dixon, who advises clients on the development and exploitation of media intellectual property rights. On the contentious side, Simon Goodbody acts for clients in disputes, particularly in the music industry.


The sheer level of experience the firm has in these sectors make them hard to beat.

Richard Bray is an exceptional lawyer who understands how best to apply legal processes to help get our clients the best possible deals. A great soundboard and partner on our projects.”

When you deal with people who are real experts in their field, it just makes the whole relationship work so much better. They become a sounding board for creative thinking, which simply cannot be recreated if you do not have the sector experience.”

The Legal 500 UK 2021 rankings for the Media and Entertainment category can be found here.


The Legal 500 has listed Bray & Krais as a ‘Firm to watch’, and we are described as follows:

Bray & Krais, Solicitors is led by Udo Onwere, a former professional footballer whose clubs included Fulham and Blackpool; his team acts for a number of high-profile individuals including former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand and Chelsea’s Reece James on sponsorship, sporting endorsement and commercial deals.

A link to this year’s Sport rankings can be found here.


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