COMMERCIAL LAWYER, 5 YEARS PQE, 12 MONTH FTC

COMMERCIAL LAWYER

CREATIVE INDUSTRY

5+ YEARS’ PQE

FULL OR PART-TIME (3, 4 OR 5 DAYS)

12 MONTH FTC INITIALLY

Our client is a global media content producer and distributor. A new position has been created for a commercial lawyer to join the UK team, which provides a range of legal and business affairs services for a business comprising different brands and cultures.

You will enjoy a broad commercial role which will involve some corporate (MA) and policy led work across the group.

As part of your remit, you will:

*advise on, draft and negotiate operational and procurement processes and agreements, including agreements for production services, IT, Finance, Operations and HR services

*advise on, draft and update group policies

*assist and advise department Heads on developing new systems and processes, particularly following changes in the law such as IR35 and GDPR

*be the first point of contact for the corporate departments, assisting and advising where possible, escalating where necessary

*advise on and maintain Data Protection compliance across the business

*advise on relevant areas of compliance

*review and update relevant templates.

You will be a commercial lawyer with at least 5 years’ PQE and:

*have excellent drafting and communication skills

*have a good understanding of the role of an in-house lawyer

*be a persuasive problem solver

*be self-motivated and able to work autonomously

*can forge good relationships with colleagues, within the team and the wider business

*have good commercial awareness

*be flexible, efficient, hardworking and committed.

It is important that you are a good communicator who understands the role of an in-house lawyer within a creative company and how to facilitate the smooth running of a business with an eclectic range of brands and cultures. A knowledge of or experience in the TV industry would be highly advantageous.

This role is initially being offered on a 12 month contract basis but could turn into something more permanent.

Job Reference: 2399

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: 12 MONTHS

Job Start Date: ASAP

PQE: 3-6,7-10,10+

Vacancy type: In House,Lawyer/Solicitor

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