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Legal & Business Affairs Manager - TV/Music

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: legal
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Nick Wasserman
  • Contact Email: nick@handle.co.uk
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH100126

An instantly recognisable name in the entertainment industry is looking for a Legal & Business Affairs Manager with some experience of commercial agreements in the TV industry. Reporting to the Head of Legal, the role is a fantastic opportunity for a junior lawyer to work on a range of matters with a variety of stakeholders in a supportive, creative and fun environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Advising on, drafting and negotiating on a broad range of legal and business affairs deals - principally focusing on the production, distribution and sale of AV content, including TV, film and digital;

  • Assisting with handling legal and business affairs related issues and collaborating across a variety of internal departments, including finance, development, production, sales and marketing teams;

  • Updating relevant internal systems to reflect rights positions and maintaining contracts databases;

  • General legal, commercial correspondence and administrative duties; and

  • Supporting a legal intern when required


Much more information will made available upon request by suitable candidates.

To be considered, you should be a qualified lawyer with c.0-1yrs PQE* with legal experience in the TV sector and have demonstrable knowledge and experience of drafting development, production, distribution, sales and acquisition related contracts for TV programmes and films. You should have a keen interest in continuing a career in the TV, music and entertainment industry.

*NB: PQE levels are offered as a guide only. Our clients will accept applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary for the role.

Interested candidates should send their CV to Nick Wasserman for consideration. All successful candidates will be contacted within 5 working days of application. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, though, we are not always able to respond directly to everyone, but we will try our very best.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.