In-House Commercial / IP Lawyer NQ-2 PQE

Bristol (City Centre)
£38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension + benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel Job in Bristol with Market Leading Digital & Media Company

Your new company
This truly market leading company handle cutting edge work and are seeking a junior legal counsel to join their Business Affairs department. This team provide commercial advice and legal services to all internal departments, including: marketing, IP development, production, feature films, licensing, merchandising, digital and commercials. The Department also advises on protecting the company's intellectual property rights and brands.

Your new role
As part of the Business Affairs team, you will play a key part in assisting the Digital department with general IT agreements and the Rights team with licensing and distributing content owned by the company or licensed from third parties. You will also have responsibility for managing the companies trademark portfolio and carry out general brand protection tasks, in addition to assisting with production development agreements, including music licensing agreement and post-production delivery such as delivering chain of title.

What you will need to succeed
You will be a 0-2 PQE lawyer with the ability to draft and negotiate commercial agreements whilst working under pressure and managing your own workload. You should ideally have experience of licensing and acquiring intellectual property rights. You'll also be commercially astute with a grasp of the opportunities to fully utilise products across all media; as such, an interest in media law would be highly desirable. In-house experience with a media/IP company would be desirable but not essential.

What you will get in return
On offer is the chance to handle a varied diet of high profile matters, working alongside industry experts in their field. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to join a market leader with a fantastic reputation, handle quality work, and enjoy the benefits of life in the Southwest. With plenty of space for progression and development, this presents as a unique opportunity in the market.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays on 0117 930 4430. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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