SCRIPTED TV LAWYER, NQ – 3 PQE

Kinsella Legal
Published
February 5, 2024
Location
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Flex / Contract
Skills
Media, Film Finance, Intellectual Property, Media
Experience
3-6, 3-6
Sector
In-house

Description

SCRIPTED TV LAWYER
NQ-3 YEARS’ PQE
ASAP START
TEMP TO PERM, ASAP START
KL Ref: 2991
 
We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic scripted TV lawyer to join this exciting international entertainment business.
 
You will work with a stellar Legal & Business Affairs team in Scripted TV Production and Development and will also turn your hand to international and UK co-financing and investment deals, SVOD and other commissioning deals.
 
You will assume a diverse range of responsibilities, including:
 

  • Development / Production Work - Negotiating, drafting, and reviewing agreements with writers, talent, and production teams.

 

  • Production Financing Arrangements - Finalise financing structures, internal distribution agreements, and third-party service agreements in international jurisdictions.

 

  • Co-Financing and Investment Deals - Handle negotiations and drafting for co-production and distribution deals with third parties. You will manage all the ancillary documents required for seamless collaboration.

 

  • Commissioning Agreements – Draft and negotiate commissioning deals, including SVOD commissions.

 

  • International Financing Structures - Advise on financial structures, tax credits, and treaty co-productions.

 

  • Rights Analysis and Chain of Title - Analyse rights documentation and prepare rights summaries for key productions.

 

  • Guilds/Unions - Provide expert advice on talent unions, guild provisions, royalties, and residuals, ensuring a harmonious working environment.

 
Skills and Experience
 
We are looking for a qualified media lawyer with ideally NQ-3 years PQE experience in scripted TV development, production, financing, or IP licensing.
 
We want to hear from candidates who have gained experience in a leading law firm or multinational company such as a Studio, TV/film production company or a streamer, with an international outlook.
 
This is a great opportunity to be part of a market leading team and to work on really exciting scripted TV projects.
 
This is a great opportunity to be part of a market leading team and to work on really exciting scripted TV projects.

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