SCRIPTED TV LAWYER
FAST-PACED PRODUCTION COMPANY
Our client is a scripted TV production company based in London. An exciting opportunity exists for a TV Production lawyer to join the Legal & Business Affairs team. It engages with top writers, directors and talent to make compelling and thought provoking drama, which has attracted a global audience.
You will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of TV production projects with a focus on scripted TV content. As part of your role, you will work closely with the development, production and finance teams to provide legal and business affairs advice and support. This will include drafting and negotiating a range of contracts such as writer agreements, format agreements, as well as talent and contributor agreements. You will also handle book option and licence agreements, location agreements, production services agreements and any agreements with broadcasters and other commissioners where relevant.
You will be a bright and curious media lawyer with scripted TV production experience. You must be able to think creatively as each production team requires tailored advice and will rely on your expertise to solve any legal or rights issues that may arise, including any copyright and clearance issues which relate to the production and/or distribution process.
We would be pleased to hear from candidates who are in private practice or may already be in-house. The working environment is fast-paced, friendly and supportive.
Job Reference: 2253
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date: ASAP
Vacancy type: In House,Lawyer/Solicitor