Legal Counsel

  • Category
    Legal - Inhouse Legal
  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
  • External Reference

A Media company is seeking a Legal Counsel to work 2 days a week in their London office for a 3 month assignment.

My client is seeking a qualified Solicitor with a strong commercial background within a Media environment. You will have strong knowledge of intellectual property law and excellent drafting skills.

Key Areas of Responsibility

*Negotiating, drafting and advising on a wide variety of contracts, including licensing agreements, production and live events agreements and consumer competitions
*Advising on risk and regulatory matters across a wide variety of topics, including intellectual property, data protection, digital media, marketing, sponsorship and promotions
*Advising on the application of the regulatory codes including the Ofcom Broadcasting Code
*Reviewing and advising on rights issues
*Providing support regarding music rights and advising on performance releases, composer agreements and collective licensing arrangements
*Supervision of in-house trainee
* Supporting and advising the company secretarial function
*Advising on intercompany agreements and corporate agreements
*Organising in-house training sessions
*Developing relationships with the US office and third parties

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years PQE* with strong commercial business sense and good communication skills. You will have excellent planning, organisational and time management skills with the ability to deal with conflicting demands.

* The experience mentioned is only a guide. Anyone with the necessary skills to succeed may apply.

For further information please contact Donna Hancock on 01189591800 or email Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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