Commercial Paralegal - Sport

Job Title: Commercial Paralegal - Sport
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £ Competitive + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH73733
Contact Name: Nick Wasserman
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 24, 2019 20:21

Job Description

Our client, a hugely successful global sports and entertainment agency, is currently searching for a paralegal who's looking for a highly visible role in a legal team operating at the heart of the business.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements including those relating to rights management, event production, sponsorship activation, talent management and NDAs (amongst many others); managing contracts and assisting in the development of contract templates; assisting with the company's overall governance framework; managing basic commercial disputes; and ad hoc support of senior colleagues - to name just a few.

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

The successful candidate will have a strong academic record, including in the LPC*; previous paralegal experience in a commercial context (either in-house or private practice); and experience of and a passion for media/entertainment is highly desirable (but not essential). Commercial awareness is also key, as is meticulous attention to detail, a collaborative working style and the ability to develop working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.

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

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.