LEGAL COUNSEL (TV SALES)

Job Description

Salary: Negotiable

SENIOR COUNSEL

TV SALES & DISTRIBUTION

PREMIUM ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY

LONDON

Our client is a global producer and distributor of award-winning premium film and TV content.

We are seeking an experienced lawyer to support the International TV Sales team with a particular focus on rights-out (sales).

Key Responsibilities

* Negotiate, structure, draft and review agreements related to the sale/licensing of rights in scripted and non-scripted television programmes to broadcasters and streamers internationally, and all related legal documentation required by the international TV sales business.
* Assist, as and when required, with the drafting and review of rights-in (acquisitions) agreements.
* Provide day-to-day support and guidance for the International TV sales team generally in relation to specific deals as the business expands.
* Provide advice on underlying rights, copyright and other intellectual property issues, compliance and regulatory matters as required.
* Assist with development and maintenance of templates and industry and legal developments.

You will be a qualified lawyer with extensive experience working in a television sales or distribution business & legal affairs department. A detailed knowledge of contract and commercial law; understanding of IP (copyright) and competition law will be useful. Any media sector experience gained in a media-focused practice or in-house at a broadcaster, producer or major studio is desirable.

You will have expertise in international television distribution and licensing agreements in the areas of scripted and non-scripted TV series, documentary and digital media.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with great colleagues and for a dynamic and exciting business at the forefront of the media industry.

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