LEGAL COUNSEL, FILM AND TV, 12 MONTH FTC

Kinsella Legal
Published
June 3, 2024
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Flex / Contract
Skills
TV Distribution, Film Distribution, Film Acquisition, Intellectual Property, TV Acquisition, TV Distribution
Experience
3-6, 3-6
Sector
In-house

Description

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.

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