Digital Media Anti-Piracy Paralegal - Media and Entertainment

Job Title: Digital Media Anti-Piracy Paralegal - Media and Entertainment
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: West London, London
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57364_1487784995
Contact Name: Joe Bovis
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2017 17:36

Job Description

Our client- a Global leader in Film, Media and Entertainment is currently recruiting for an experienced Paralegal to join their Digital Media Anti-piracy team.

Candidates must possess excellent attention to detail, have fantastic organisational skills and the ability to work in a deadline driven environment whilst always remaining pro-active and calm. A knowledge and passion for the creative industry is a must, along with knowledge of IP and Entertainment Law.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting with the notice and takedown programme for EMEA
    • Reviewing suspected pirated digital content on the internet
    • Issuing, tracking and following up on takedown notices to hosts of pirate content
    • Investigating and reporting the operation and hosting of pirate websites
    • Maintaining familiarity with internet piracy issues, including legal cases and governmental activity.
    • Liaising with internal clients who report suspected online digital infringements
  • Tracking and researching relevant legal and commercial developments affecting piracy, copyright and intermediary liability
  • Studying new analytical tools and techniques
  • Preparing various internal reports re: anti-piracy cases and programmes
  • Assisting with presentations
  • In support of digital media anti-piracy litigation, preparing witness statements and overseeing evidence

Skills required:

  • Bachelor degree or an equivalent qualification in a relevant subject
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
  • Knowledge of MS Office software in particular Excel
  • Knowledge of internet technologies and networks
  • 1+ years professional experience in a Paralegal role
  • Knowledge of copyright law, litigation and internet piracy
  • A knowledge of SAP is a strong advantage

This is a temporary role for a minimum of 3 months with potential to be extended and our client is looking for someone to join the team ASAP. Therefore, candidates must be available at no more than 2 weeks' notice.

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.