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MEDIA LAWYER (SCRIPTED TV OR FILM)

Employer
Kinsella Legal
Location
London
Salary
EXCELLENT
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
Reference
KL-3065

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House, Barristers, In-House
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Media/Entertainment/Sport
PQE
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

MEDIA LAWYER
SCRIPTED TV OR FILM
LONDON
4+ YEARS' PQE

Exciting Opportunity for a Dynamic Media Lawyer to join
one of London's premier talent and literary agencies

We are seeking an experienced media lawyer with scripted TV or film experience to become a crucial part of our client’s small, close-knit legal and business affairs team. This full-time position, which requires in-depth knowledge of writers contracts, offers the chance to start as soon as possible.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide legal and business affairs support on all talent and rights deals.
  • Offer related advice to agents across all sectors, including comedy, film, TV, and books.
  • Engage in a varied role, advising on matters concerning our client’s impressive roster of clients.
Requirements and Knowledge:
  • Solid understanding of the media industry, landscape, and key players in UK TV and film production.
  • Experience with scripted content, including writers' and directors' agreements, option agreements, and actor’s agreements.
  • Familiarity with UK collective agreements (Equity/WGGB) and, ideally, some knowledge of US collective agreements.
  • Experience with book-to-screen options.
  • Understanding of GDPR/data protection is advantageous.
Skills:
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Proactive, client-centric approach.
  • Experience with book-to-screen options.
  • Adaptable communicator.
  • Proactive and client-focused working style.
  • Collaborative team player.
This is a unique opportunity for a collaborative TV/Film lawyer to grow within a friendly, fun, and thriving media business.

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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