Our client is a leading global entertainment company. It has a presence in film, TV, home entertainment, digital distribution and international distribution and sales.

They wish to recruit a highly experienced media lawyer to join the Business and Legal Affairs division, EMEA. Reporting to the EVP, Business Legal Affairs, you will have primary responsibility for running the EMEA legal division TV, Digital and Sales distribution.

The ideal candidate will have extensive legal experience (in a law firm or in-house) of International TV and Digital sales distribution. The role requires excellent drafting skills, a proven track record of sharp attention to detail and organisational skills. It also requires a self-motivated individual who embraces autonomy, thrives on a varied workload and has a willingness to develop further with a great ability to remain resilient in the face of challenges as well as being able to respond to the demands of a fast paced business.

Skills Required:

*A media/entertainment lawyer with considerable experience gained (in a law firm or in-house) in film and television – in particular digital and TV distribution.

*Understanding of contract, commercial and intellectual property law and of the structures and systems within which producers, financiers, rights-holders, distributors and broadcasters operate

*Ability to demonstrate extensive experience, understanding and working knowledge of television/digital rights, windows, hold-backs and technologies

*Good communication at all levels (verbal and written) as well as the ability to communicate in a succinct manner

*Has good time management skills and the ability to manage a busy and varied workload on multiple projects simultaneously on tight deadlines; and

*Comprehensive line manager skills, strong team player with the ability to build relationships with personnel at all levels and support other members of the team as needed.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a highly reputable global business as part of a sophisticated team with an excellent working culture.

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Salary: Negotiable

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

Vacancy type: In House,Head of Legal

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