Paralegal or Contract Manager - Media - FTC Temp 6-7 months

Found Legal
London or Manchester / Leeds / York + Work from Home
£65,000 pro-rata
29 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

In-House Paralegal or Contract Manager (Fixed Term Contract 6-7 months) - Media Multinational - London + WFH

We are working with a multinational media and communications company with a presence in over 140 countries, who is seeking to hire a paralegal / contract manager to join their UK team of 12 lawyers on a fixed term contract.

The role can be based either in London or Manchester / Leeds / York (there are two legal teas - one in London and another in the North), with flexible home working arrangements.

You will be part of the UK legal team headed by the GC for the UK and Ireland. The GC strongly promotes professional development and the value of lawyers within the company. This is a very hands-on commercial legal role where you will be able to assist with all aspects of legal work.

Core work will involve drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with major brands, media owners and suppliers in relation to all aspects of traditional and digital media strategy, planning and buying, together with digital creative production, as well as rolling out new systems and processes for a rapidly growing business.

You will:

  • become the business partner for a company acting at the cutting edge of the media industry
  • provide legal advice to stakeholders at various levels of the organisation
  • draft, negotiate and advise on commercial agreements (media, advertising, technology, sponsorship agreements etc). 
  • provide legal support to commercial teams in contractual negotiations 
  • assist in developing and delivering legal risks training training for senior management
  • provide legal support and guidance in relation to strategy and new commercial initiatives
  • help to implement best practices in compliance, contracts management, intellectual property, data protection, IT, litigation and/or M&A.  


  • UK based paralegal / NQ / contract manager
  • Any media, communications or tech related experience would be beneficial but is not mandatory


  • Competitive package (base salary + bonus + benefits)
  • Excellent name on your CV
  • Being part of working with global household names, brands and retailers and seeing the results of your work in your everyday life (on TV, online, at events etc)
  • Being part of a highly collegiate dynamic and friendly legal team, with a fantastic supportive hiring manager
  • Flexible working and excellent work-life balance

Please apply below or via the Found Legal website.
Your contact for this role is Mila Read, in-house tech legal recruiter and Director at Found Legal. The recruitment process is fast and efficient. I work closely with the hiring team and will be best position you for this exciting opportunity.

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