Head of Legal - Media

Job Title: Head of Legal - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £ Very Competitive + Bens + Bonus
Reference: BBBH87513
Contact Name: Nick Wasserman
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 17, 2021 13:50

Job Description

A well-known consumer brand is looking to employ a Head of Legal/Senior Counsel. This is an international role, advising across a range of media-related activities.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting and negotiating agreements across Advertising, Production, Digital, Sales and Brand Partnerships - to name just a few;
  • Providing strategic and risk assessment advice to a variety of departments;
  • Providing training to non-legal staff

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

To be considered, you should be a qualified lawyer with c.5yrs+ PQE*, with training from a top tier City or media firm. You should have in-depth experience in media production, content compliance, rights clearance, content distribution and acquisition, and global rights management.

My client is looking for someone bright, extremely personable, and commercially-minded. The role will suit someone who appreciates a 'no two days are the same' environment, and who is eager to learn and take on responsibility.

*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.


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.