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Senior Legal Counsel (Media / Entertainment)

  • Location

    South Europe

  • Sector:

    Commercial & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive salary based on experience

  • Contact:

    Natasha Booluck

  • Job ref:

    5355

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-24

A leading broadcast organisation based in the south of Europe has an exciting permanent opportunity available for a highly experienced and dynamic Senior Legal Counsel to support the daily operations of its global digital channel and content streaming platform.

As the Senior Legal Counsel you will be reporting into the Head of Legal and will negotiate and draft a wide array of commercial agreements focused around content creation, rights acquisition, copyright and intellectual property (IP), technology procurement (bespoke, PAAS and SAAS) and distribution. You will also advise on corporate and compliance issues and provide on-going support to internal production departments.

To be considered for this role, you will be a qualified Solicitor in a European jurisdiction (ideally Common Law) and have proven post qualification experience as a Senior Legal Counsel / Lawyer within a digital media or entertainment organisation, ideally a broadcaster or video streaming platform. You should also have experience in IP, Media Law, licensing and acquiring intellectual property rights. Any additional knowledge of data protection would be highly advantageous.

Candidates must have fluent English language skills (both written and verbal), with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts effectively and draft contract agreements in English concisely.  You will also have a strong work ethos, a team player attitude, work well under pressure, be able to prioritise competing demands and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role within an exciting and unique digital media organisation, offering a competitive salary package, relocation assistance (including visa sponsorship if required) and longer-term opportunities for growth and personal development.

If you feel you have the right skills and experience to be considered for this role and you are open to full relocation overseas, please apply now.

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