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COMMERCIAL LEGAL COUNSEL - STUDIO & MEDIA PRODUCTION - SLOUGH

Employer
Kinsella Legal
Location
Slough
Salary
Competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Closing date
3 Jul 2024
Reference
PB-3062

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Experience Level
Mid Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Real Estate
PQE
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

COMMERCIAL LEGAL COUNSEL
c. 2-5 YEARS' PQE
STUDIO & FILM & TV PRODUCTION
SLOUGH

THE BUSINESS
Our clients own and operate the world’s largest independent studio and media portfolio. Globally, the group operates 30+ studios and services over 500 stages within its network and has a significant UK and EMEA presence. It provides all the resources and equipment necessary for development, management, operational oversight and production services for studios and productions worldwide. These world-class studios are home to some of the industry’s most beloved films and shows and the Group also supports crews in the film, television and media production industry with equipment and solutions.

THE ROLE
This is a very exciting opportunity for a commercial lawyer with broad experience to join the close knit and growing global legal team servicing all areas of the business in the UK and Europe working across a wide range of legal matters, including commercial contracts, licensing, leasing, supply agreements, employment, real estate, corporate, IP and litigation.
Key Duties will include drafting and negotiating studio facilities licence agreements with film & TV productions, standard form equipment rental T&Cs with high value customers, vendor and supply agreements and providing commercial legal and business affairs advice to stakeholders across all departments (inc. finance, sales, HR, operations). You will work on exciting and unique legal projects, liaising with and instructing external counsel and act as a mentor to and help supervise the trainee solicitor in the team.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
  • Qualified Lawyer/Solicitor with approximately 2-5 years PQE
  • Good academic qualifications and training, whether in private practice or in-house
  • Broad commercial contracts experience, including drafting and negotiating. 
  • Ambition and desire to take ownership of and responsibility for discrete legal projects
  • Highly motivated team player, capable of handling legal work increasingly autonomously
  • Highly organised and with good attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to tackle basic and straightforward matters with the same diligence and commitment as sophisticated / complex work
The role offers a great work/life balance based on 40 hours a week and a competitive salary and benefits, including bonus. The UK HQ are in Slough and you must be able to commute to Slough for the majority of the week.  The culture is fun, international, supportive and collaborative and this role will suit a commercial generalist who is motivated to work in the film and TV production sector. 

If you are interested please get in touch ASAP with your current CV to discuss further! 

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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