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 per: Annum
Job Duration: 12 MONTHS
Job Start Date: ASAP
Vacancy type: In House,Lawyer/Solicitor