Role details

Lead Counsel - Content

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent Senior Management role for a Content Specialist
  • London

About Our Client

My client is a giant in the TV world. With a diverse content range, this leading player is looking to recruit a Lead Counsel - Content into their London team. With an ambitious growth plan, my client has a dynamic approach to reaching its customers and needs someone with the right attitude and matching enthusiasm and vivacity to lead the legal content team.

Job Description

The Lead Counsel - Content will be a key player in the commissioning, acquisition and indeed, production of content. As the Head of the team this role will take a vested interest and will be pivotal to the development of it's team members.

  • Manage legal implications of programme supply and distribution transactions of commissioned and co-produced programming.
  • Act as a lead to the business in all relevant fields of law and industry agreements including production, commissioning content & acquisition.
  • Managing people in a legal and business affairs environment
  • Depth of experience in working in a commercial media organisation with a breadth of experience in all aspects of complex contractual negotiation.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Lead Counsel Content will be a proactive and adaptive qualified media lawyer with a true passion for TV.

  • Qualified solicitor c8 years PQE*
  • Experiences in production/co-production, commissioning content, acquiring content and industry standard terms.
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership & people management
  • deadlines and under pressure, effectively.
  • Ability to deal with high volumes, to prioritise effectively and manage expectations.
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent written and oral communication skills.

What's on Offer


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