AEG Live hikes legal team with promotion and BPI capture

Music promoter AEG Live, which has artists such as Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake on its books, has created the new role of general counsel and promoted one of its in-house lawyers to the position.

AEG ;Live ;has ;also expanded its legal team with a hire from music industry group the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

Luke Flynn will oversee the ;AEG ;Live ;legal department as general counsel after joining 18 months ago from Sony. Chris Kangis has joined as legal counsel from the BPI.

Jessica Koravos, managing director of AEG Live, said: “As AEG Live continues to expand across Europe and the Middle East, it’s imperative that we have a legal team who can react and adapt to the ever-evolving development of the company.”

Flynn and Kangis will work together on the legal matters surrounding the promotion and touring of artists including Kanye West, Mary J Blige and Bon Jovi.