COMMERCIAL LEGAL COUNSEL – STUDIO & MEDIA PRODUCTION – SLOUGH

Kinsella Legal
Published
June 10, 2024
Location
Slough, United Kingdom
Job Type
Permanent
Skills
Commercial
Experience
3-6, 3-6
Sector
In-house

Description

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! 

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