BUSINESS AFFAIRS LAWYER
BOUTIQUE MEDIA LAW FIRM
Our client is currently looking for a business affairs lawyer solicitor or barrister to join its growing and dynamic team.
Our client is a boutique law firm, principally focused on the television, VOD, film and publishing industries. They are experts in all aspects of the law and regulations affecting these sectors and advise many of the UK's leading independent production companies, broadcasters, and other content producers.
The Successful Candidate
You will join a small team of lawyers and advisers working with the firm's clients on television business affairs and production services-related matters. This is a fantastic opportunity to work with and be trained by some of the most experienced and sought-after media lawyers and advisors in the business.
You will be a qualified solicitor or barrister who has:
*Media contracts law experience in the UK television industry, including experience of drafting and negotiating some or all of the following:
o contributor, talent and underlying rights agreements
o broadcaster/commissioner, financier, co-production agreements
o distribution agreements
*a practical understanding of the process of television production, preferably gained as an in-house lawyer at a television production company or broadcaster
*Some experience of scripted ando/r non-scripted programmes desirable but not essential
Qualification and Skills
*an excellent academic record, and excellent written, research and presentational skills
*the ability to work efficiently on competing projects and under pressure, working to tight and changing deadlines
*enthusiasm, dynamism, be self-motivated and have excellent interpersonal skills
*a keen interest in the television and media industries and be someone eager to take on new challenges