HEAD OF LEGAL – SCRIPTED

TV PRODUCTION LAWYER – SCRIPTED

UP TO 12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT – JAN 2020 START

4 OR 5 DAYS

££ COMPETITIVE

REF: 2095

Our client is a highly successful independent television production company.

They are looking for a TV production lawyer (scripted) to join them and focus on their excellent slate from January 2020.

The team comprises a fantastic Head of Legal & Business Affairs (which this role will cover), a senior lawyer, a junior lawyer and a highly capable business affairs / paralegal who supports the team fully.

You will deliver a first class business affairs service internally and externally working closely with heads of production, finance, marketing and the Commercial Director.

The successful candidate will need to be a qualified lawyer with in depth knowledge gained in a fast paced media/production company. You must be comfortable managing all aspects of the scripted TV production life cycle.

You will have a deep knowledge of TV development, production and distribution, particularly in the area of scripted content. You will be comfortable working with production teams and talent on writers agreements, directors agreements, clearances etc. Experience of financing and funding productions is beneficial but not essential, as you will have external support.

The successful candidate will be commercial, dynamic, technically excellent and approachable, as well as highly responsive. The business is informal, down to earth and very open. The Legal & Business Affairs team is capable and responsive but you will need to support them from time to time in the more strategic aspects of decision making.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a fantastic business which produces highly acclaimed content. The environment is mature and down to earth, allowing candidates to work flexibly 4 or 5 days a week.

Job Reference: 2095

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

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PQE: 7-10,10+,Head of Legal/ General Counsel

Vacancy type: In House,Head of Legal,Lawyer/Solicitor

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