LEGAL COUNSEL, SCRIPTED TV

LEGAL COUNSEL

TV PRODUCTION – SCRIPTED

LONDON / HYBRID

We have an exciting opportunity for a media lawyer to join this highly successful TV production company.

You will work with the Head of Legal & Business Affairs on some of the most exciting and popular drama programmes currently being made. This is a highly creative and fast paced business. It’s important that you have experience in the development / production process relating to scripted TV as there is plenty to get involved in.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work alongside the Head of LBA to manage the production legal process and business affairs negotiations across the programming slate
  • Negotiate with broadcasters, handle production or talent deals and distribution arrangements to ensure the best deals are being negotiated
  • Advise on applicable aspects of guild/talent union contracts
  • Work with the Head of LBA to ensure ancillary exploitation and branding opportunities are maximised

Key Skills

  • An instinctive negotiator with a desire to understand and execute complex deals
  • A keen and hungry, creative commercial thinker
  • Effective and diplomatic communicator
  • Good knowledge of TV development, production and distribution ideally
  • A knowledge of IP rights, talent deals (both US and UK), ancillary rights exploitation and new emerging business models and broadcast platforms
  • Understanding of digital environment and potential opportunities within AV media
  • Hard-working and dedicated, flexible and committed

This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a fun, innovative and award-winning company.

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Job Reference: 2782

Salary: Negotiable

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration:

Job Start Date: ASAP

PQE: NQ-2,3-6,7-10

Vacancy type: In House,Lawyer/Solicitor

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