Apple has recruited a new legal chief for the UK, hiring former Sky Sports former head of legal, Jay Gillman-Wells.

According to UK legal affairs website, Legal Week, Gillman-Wells joined Apple this week and will be based in the company's London office. Gillman-Wells will be responsible for all Apple's legal affairs in the UK.

As well as her time at Sky Sports, Gillman-Wells was also a sports law partner at Nicholson Graham and Jones and is a former vice president of ISL Worldwide.

Apple is reportedly also searching for a general counsel for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.