Commercial Counsel

England, Berkshire
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Oliver Jones
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years
Experience Level
Mid Level

Our client is a leading international video games company with some of the best known titles in the world today. Fantastic culture and team and a highly desirable opportunity.


  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including vendor services agreements, licence agreements, contest terms and conditions, sales and distribution agreements with retailers, distributors, and platform operators, IT agreements, and development/publishing agreements.
  • Advising internal EMEA Marketing, PR and Communications teams on the clearance of advertising and marketing campaigns and materials, the organisation of contests and prize draws, data protection matters and other legal issues applicable to their activities
  • Advising other internal EMEA business teams, including, Sales, Finance, Localisation, and Production, on arrangements with retailers, distributors, platform operators, digital stores, suppliers and other service providers.
  • Managing and interfacing with outside legal counsel
  • Profile

  • Strong academic background
  • Commercial minded lawyer, qualified in England and Wales, with between 3-5 years PQE
  • Strong commercial background, with exceptional knowledge of contracts law, and significant experience drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • In-depth knowledge of advertising and data protection law, and experience in clearing advertising and marketing content, will be highly advantageous
  • Genuine desire to work in an international video games business with high levels of enthusiasm for, and interest in, the industry
  • Law firm and in-house candidates will be considered, however in-house experience gained as an employee or secondee at a technology or media organisation will be advantageous
  • Experience gained throughout EMEA highly desirable as is
  • Job Offer

    Excellent salary and benefits.

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