Digital Media and Technology Lawyer

England, London
£70000 - £90000 per annum
25 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Martin Turner
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

A publishing house


  • To advise on the drafting and negotiation of agreements relating to all aspects of digital and web publishing, including affiliate deals, social media and other commercial and digital publishing relationships (including those with platforms such as Facebook, Apple, Google and Amazon);

  • To support and advise on the drafting and negotiation of a range of commercial, digital and technology agreements, including equipment procurement, maintenance agreements, hosting, software licences and SaaS, outsourcing, data licenses, services agreements and more general contracts;

  • To support the advertising/advertising operations teams on all aspects of their business such as adtech, programmatic, OBA and ad blocking;

  • To give legal, commercial and strategic advice on industry and technological developments in digital, web and social media, assessing risks and opportunities and negotiating relationships with platforms, equipment and other device manufacturers;

  • To advise on new digital product or service launches with an emphasis on consumer law, data protection, advertising and other compliance issues;

  • To advise on related regulatory and compliance issues, including some company secretarial tasks;

  • To provide advice and identify best practice on data protection issues, including the line management of the Legal team's data protection specialist;

  • To contribute to the development of best practice within the team and to develop clear and practical processes and controls for the businesses.


  • The role would suit a qualified lawyer with at significant post-qualification experience, following a high-quality training contract or equivalent experience and with a track record of academic success. Alternative qualifications and experience will be considered;

  • Experience (whether gained in private practice or in-house) of the following: technology contracts, digital media, publishing, social media, apps and e-CRM. Knowledge of programmatic advertising technologies would be an advantage;

  • Core understanding of data protection in print and digital activities, including the GDPR, PECR and ePrivacy regulations;

  • An understanding of social media and interest in new platforms and devices;

  • A solid understanding of contract and intellectual property laws is essential; and

  • Strong drafting skills, negotiation, communication and relationship skills.

Job Offer

A very compeititve salary

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