MEDIA LAWYER (SCRIPTED TV OR FILM)

Kinsella Legal
Published
June 7, 2024
Location
London, United Kingdom
Category
 
Job Type
 
Job Type
Permanent
Skills
Film Production, TV Production
Experience
6-10
Sector
In-house

Description

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.

Apply
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