Head of Legal - Content Compliance

Job Title: Head of Legal - Content Compliance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £ Very Competitive + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH80840
Contact Name: Nick Wasserman
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 10, 2019 17:20

Job Description

One of the world's leading Media & Entertainment groups seek a Content Compliance Counsel to join their rapidly evolving business. You'll be part of a fantastic legal team, but will also be fully integrated with your primary stakeholders - so it's very much a business-facing role.

You can expect to be advising programming and editorial teams on programming and pre-clearing their content; advising on Ofcom, CAP and BCAP Codes; and running training programmes - to name just a few of your responsibilities.

You'll have demonstrable experience advising on the law and regulations affecting editorial content including defamation, privacy, copyright, data protection and reporting restrictions for news, entertainment and current affairs output; have advised on all aspects of Ofcom Codes; be familiar with competition and advertising law, and commercial integrations; and have experience of managing complaints, investigations and information requests etc.. Ideally, you'll have c.5yrs+ PQE* and will have private practice training with a reputable, media-related firm.

*NB: PQE 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.


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