Digital Media and Technology Lawyer (16 month FTC)

Hays Legal
England, London
25 Mar 2019
22 Apr 2019
Laura Davidson
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

In-house legal job, media legal jobs, contract legal jobs, interim, digital media, technology lawyer, media

Your new company

An award-winning media company in West London that owns a host of well-known brands reaching over 15 million UK consumers every month. This company continues to grow and expand its employee base. The company's purpose-built offices in West London have over 600 people in an open plan, fast-moving commercial environment. The culture is inclusive and employees' well-being and happiness are paramount to this organisation. The in-house legal function is small but highly respected and thrives on its close relationship with the business and are integral to this media company.

Your new role

An exceptional in-house 16 month FTC covering maternity leave. This interim in-house role will involve providing advice to the whole media business on digital media and technology matters. Responsibilities include drafting and negotiating a range of business-critical agreements to all aspects of digital and web publishing such as affiliate deals, social media and commercial and digital publishing relationships. Other agreements, including equipment procurement, maintenance, hosting, software licences and SaaS, outsourcing, data licences and services agreements. Working alongside the advertising team, you will support on adtech, programmatic, OBA and ad blocking. You will advise on new digital product or service launches with an emphasis on consumer law, data protection, advertising and other compliance issues.

What you'll need to succeed

To succeed in this role, you will be a qualified lawyer likely to have 5-10 years' PQE (as a guide only) with a strong academic background and a high-quality training contract. Experience gained in private practice or in-house include technology contracts, digital media, publishing, social media, apps and e-CRM. Knowledge of programmatic advertising technologies would be advantageous. You should also have core understanding of data protection in print and digital activities. A solid understanding of contract and intellectual property is essential. You will be accustomed to building relationships across the business and be commercially focused.

What you'll get in return

The chance to work for a company where its employees are passionate about the brand they work for in an inclusive, supportive environment. This high performing company rewards its staff with a fantastic company culture which truly values every member of staff. You will enjoy personalised market-beating benefits. You will work closely with the in-house legal function and will enjoy a variety of legal work where no two days are the same.

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