Senior Legal & Business Affairs Manager, global entertainment company, London
We are recruiting a bright and enthusiastic Senior Legal & Business Affairs Manager to manage all legal production work of for our client. You will be working in Central London and will report directly to the General Counsel.
Key responsibilities include:
● Draft and negotiate all types of production agreements such as talent releases, Production agreements, Co-production agreement, music and footage licenses, equipment rentals, vendor agreements, service agreements, location agreements, set design agreements, agreements with directors, producers, writers, animators, composers etc.
● Be comfortable interfacing directly with business partners and counterparties.
● Provide advice in connection with legal issues, rights and obligations, deal structure, guild/union agreements, intellectual property matters, fair use, claims, clearances, music rights and other matters arising out of the day-to-day operations of a production company.
The successful candidate will have at least 5 years’ PQE in house or in private practice and be able to demonstrate strong experience advising on production and media law. You will be the main production lawyer across all branded and production content worldwide excluding US and Canada so will have excellent drafting, negotiation, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organisational and computer skills. If you have great attention to detail, we’d like to hear from you.