Salary: £120, 000 or more
TV PRODUCTION LAWYER, SPORTS MEDIA, HYBRID WORKING
TV PRODUCTION LAWYER
4-10 YEARS PQE
DYNAMIC SPORTS MEDIA BUSINESS
We have a fantastic opportunity for a mid-senior level TV Production lawyer to join one of the most exciting and rapidly growing businesses in the sports media industry.
This role will be supporting the Content Production Division, which creates engaging content, including original documentaries.
This offers you a great opportunity to get involved in projects across the globe, be an integral part of the team and to develop the role, making it your own.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
*Provide legal support, including:
- negotiate and draft a variety of integral contracts (e.g., production agreements, development agreements, format agreements key talent agreements)
- act as primary legal contact for senior stakeholders within the Division
- advise on day-to-day queries that arise in respect of productions
- manage the acquisition and the distribution of individual programme titles
- advise productions on issues such as copyright, trademarks compliance
*Working with members of the wider legal team, allocate relevant matters to other members of the team and provide the benefit of your expertise as required
*Optimise the Production process and effectively communicate this to relevant parts of the Content Production Division
*Work with the Head of Legal to identify and implement systems to deliver a best in class service
*Manage a suite of templates so they meet the business' needs
YOU WILL HAVE:
*Supported high value productions (although aptitude, personality and culture fit will also be given weight in assessment)
*Experience of directly advising clients and stakeholders on production matters
*Experience of negotiating a wide range of production contracts, particularly production agreements (non scripted) and key talent deals
*Excellent technical legal skills, especially first class drafting and interpretative abilities
*Highly commercial and constructive negotiating and problem solving abilities
You must be a competent and enterprising media lawyer, used to working autonomously. This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to enjoy an autonomous, rounded media role and to work for an innovative company!