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MANAGER, BLA, MEDIA CLIENT, US LAWYER, 1 YEARS PQE

Employer
Kinsella Legal
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
9 Nov 2021

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Sector
Legal
Salary Band
Annual, £70,000 - £99,999
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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US LAWYER

1 YEARS' EXPERIENCE

MEDIA CLIENT

LONDON BASED, HYBRID WORKING

We have a great opportunity for a US qualified (New York ideally) to work with a world respected media brand in London.

You will be part of a team of talented professionals in a challenging, fun and ever changing media environment.

You will

*Provide support to the General Counsel and provide business affairs and legal counsel to all business units in the Americas

*Lead business and legal affairs support for standard agreements, including nondisclosure agreements, insurance matters, agreements with independent contractors, consultant, vendors, voiceover artists, research panels, promotional festivals or screenings, and similar agreements

*Support the General Counsel on matters relating to corporate housekeeping and governance

*Support other members of the BLA team in providing business and legal affairs services to the distribution business in the Americas

*Counsel the client groups on a wide variety of other legal matters, including intellectual property rights, fair use analysis, corporate governance, insurance, online and music issues, and performing other day to day business and legal affairs related tasks as needed.

Main Responsibilities

*Review, negotiation and sign-off on relevant contracts (both revenue generating and expenditures) with emphasis on timeliness, compliance and consistency with corporate policies, procedures, guidelines and risk management

*Support all business and legal affairs aspects of the distribution business in the Americas

*Maintain and develop template forms and implement policy

Candidate Profile

*JD degree and member of NY bar

*Ideally knowledge of entertainment industry and entertainment transactions but this is not a prerequisite

*Minimum of 1 year of prior business or legal affairs transactional experience, ideally gained at a television or multimedia distribution company, network, and/or entertainment law firm

*Familiarity with and understanding of industry standards for distribution agreements, including digital rights.
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