Role details

Media Lawyer

London   •   £25,000 - £26,000   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Legal & Business Affairs, Acquisitions & Production
  • Leading Media Business

About Our Client

A market leader in their area.

Job Description

Supporting the Acquisitions & Production Legal & Business Affairs team, work would include:

  • Negotiating, drafting and reviewing acquisition, production, co-financing, distribution, development, security and ancillary agreements for content across all genres, rights and territories.

  • Assisting with the in-house production projects, including drafting crew, location and production services agreements.

  • Review, analysing and interpreting acquisition and distribution agreements and ensuring accurate advice is provided on complex rights matters.

  • Advising and working in collaboration with commercial colleagues responsible for structuring and negotiating key deal terms.

The Successful Applicant

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • UK legally qualified, but consideration will be given to candidates with substantial in house business affairs film/programme acquisition experience.

  • A strong background in copyright and other intellectual property law and expertise in rights matters as they relate to the acquisition and distribution of content.

  • An ability to interact with a range of personalities and styles and be able to establish effective relationships at all levels of the organisation.

  • Forensic attention to detail, proven negotiation skills and a problem solving approach.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with diverse and often heavy workload.

  • Concise and persuasive verbal and written communication skills.

  • Willing to take an "unpopular" position if it is the appropriate and correct legal action for the company to pursue.

What's on Offer


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