A fantastic opportunity to join the production arm of a Global Production & Content organisation as a Legal and Business Affairs Executive has arisen for an entertainment and media lawyer.


As a Legal and Business Affairs Executive, you will work closely with the Head of Legal & Business Affairs within this particular business area whilst also remaining flexible in offering first class advice to other labels and programme genres. The role will deal with all legal and business affairs aspects of the factual production business including:

  • Business partnering the COO and Divisional Director
  • Drafting and negotiating development, production and underlying rights agreements
  • Negotiating programme deals with broadcasters alongside programme production executives
  • Drafting co-production and format deals
  • Supporting the company’s distribution division in negotiating funding agreements
  • Providing expert legal advice on programme compliance
  • Providing rights information to the Licensing and Distribution divisions
  • Supporting the regional offices as required


In order to be successful in this role, you will ideally be a lawyer with a breadth of experience in entertainment and media law as well as:

  • Experience working for a leading producer/broadcaster or similar industry
  • Exposure to factual programming
  • Strong interest and understanding across the full production and development process
  • Ability to balance commerciality and creativity within the legal and regulatory framework
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interpret complex legal and contractual issues to non-lawyers
  • Flexibility in approach to working and proactive approach to building relationships and taking responsibility for project initiatives

Job Reference: 2354

Salary: Negotiable

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

Vacancy type: In House,Business Affairs Executive,Lawyer/Solicitor

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