MEDIA ATTORNEY ( US LAWYER) DIRECTOR

Job Description

Salary: £100000 - £119999

DIRECTOR , BLA, MEDIA CLIENT (US QUALIFIED)

US LAWYER

5+ YEARS'

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 the Consumer Products business in the Americas for its merchandising efforts to build a global franchise

* Lead business and legal affairs support for the Television Sales business in Latin America

* Support digital content licensing on emerging platforms such as FAST channels and AVOD

* Support content sales and acquisitions

* Support the Learning business

* 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

* Minimum of 5 years of prior business or legal affairs transactional experience, ideally gained at a television or multi-media 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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