Salary: £70 000-£100 000
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL COMMISSIONS AND ACQUISITIONS
GLOBAL TELEVISION NETWORK
4+ YEARS' PQE
We are working on a thrilling new Senior Legal Counsel role with a big brand TV network.
They are seeking an experienced lawyer to support their BLA team in the acquisition and commissioning of both unscripted and scripted content.
Working with a broad range of third-party suppliers and commissioners, from studios to production companies, right holders and licensors in the UK and internationally, you will review, draft and negotiate acquisition, production, development and commissioning agreements, as well as a range of ancillary contracts and content licenses to help deliver new content.
You will be a flexible, enthusiastic and commercially-minded media lawyer, with an eye for detail. As an excellent communicator, managing key relationships with internal and external stakeholders, (including major Hollywood studios) both within the UK and globally.
You will bring experience of advising, reviewing, negotiating and drafting a broad range of deals within media, particularly in TV and film; a solid knowledge of rights issues, copyright/contract, programme production and distribution, PACT, financing arrangements, together with an understanding of media compliance issues and laws, including Ofcom.
With excellent drafting skills, an optimistic attitude and an eye for detail, you will manage competing priorities and play a key part in delivering content to a global audience.
This is a brilliant opportunity in media for someone looking to spread their wings in a hugely supportive and forward-thinking company where you're encouraged to bring your authentic self to work.