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LEGAL COUNSEL, FILM AND TV, 12 MONTH FTC

Employer
Kinsella Legal
Location
London
Salary
MARKET RATE
Closing date
17 Jun 2024
Reference
KL-3046

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Intellectual Property, Media/Entertainment/Sport
PQE
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

LEGAL COUNSEL – FILM & TV
MATERNITY COVER – 12-MONTH FTC
JULY 2024 START
4 OR 5 DAYS
LONDON
 
Our client is a leading global entertainment company that stands at the forefront of film and television production, distribution and sales. 
We are looking for a film, TV or commercial IP lawyer to join as Legal Counsel on a 12-month maternity cover, starting in July 2024.
 
The Role 
The ideal candidate will have experience in film and television, either from an in-house or private practice background OR will be a commercial IP lawyer with an understanding of copyright and a passion for film and TV.
 
Key responsibilities will include:  
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and amending distribution agreements for Film and TV acquisitions, notices of assignment, Film and TV development agreements and television and digital license agreements
  • Advising the business on the implications of contractual provisions including rights and holdback provisions and other issues arising from distribution agreements and other legal documents
  • Reviewing, amending and approving music, footage and third-party licenses for Film and TV acquisitions, ensuring that the final delivered versions are fully cleared
  • Supporting the Marketing, Corporate and other teams on a range of matters, including publicity contracts, competition Ts and Cs etc. 
This is a varied and hands on role in a company that is proud of its warm, fun and inclusive culture.

Company

We are a boutique legal recruitment and resourcing consultancy, specialising in the placement of lawyers and legal professionals into roles both in-house and within law firms.

We pride ourselves on the relationships that we have built with our business partners over the many years that we have been in business.

We offer a unique service in the market place ­ a genuine fusion of in-house and private practice legal recruitment expertise, which offers a "full perspective" service to clients and candidates. Our careers as lawyers and now as legal recruitment consultants have enabled us to build a substantial network of contacts, which supports everything that we do.

Our clients and candidates choose to work with us because of our emphasis on building long-term relationships founded on integrity. It means recommendations are genuine, discretion assured and we never forget that today's junior lawyer is tomorrow's Managing Partner or General Counsel.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
02071993600
Location
Central Court
25 Southampton Buildings
Chancery Lane
London
London
WC2A 1AL
GB

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