Cheryl Cole’s record label revamps legal team

Jackie Joseph, who trained at Speechly Bircham, has been promoted to director, legal and business with responsibility for Decca, Universal Music Catalogue, Sanctuary, Synchronisation Licensing and Universal Music Ireland.

She joined Universal Music UK from Instant Karma in March 2002 as a legal and business affairs manager before becoming head of legal and business affairs for UCJ, UMTV and Ireland in January 2005.

Meanwhile Oswin Brenner has been promoted to director, legal and business with responsibility for UMTV, All Around The World, Fiction, Future Records and Luv Luv Luv Records. Brenner joined Polydor from boutique music law firm SSB in May 2006 as a senior legal and business affairs Manager. He subsequently began assisting sister labels UCJ and UMTV.

Joseph and Brenner report directly into Clive Fisher, executive vice president of Universal Music UK, while Brenner also has a direct line into James Radice, senior director, legal and business affairs for Polydor.