Head of Legal - Entertainment - PQE 5-8

Job Title: Head of Legal - Entertainment - PQE 5-8
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £ Very Competitive + Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH61465
Contact Name: Nick Wasserman
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2017 12:30

Job Description

Handle are currently assisting an award winning content production company in their search for a Head of Legal.

Reporting directly to the General Counsel in LA, you will be the UK company's first in-house counsel. Working alongside the leadership team, this is an extremely visible role with a large degree of autonomy.

If successful, you will be responsible for structuring, negotiating and drafting complex production agreements; liaising with external parties (licensors and JV partners); advising internal clients regarding risk; and, amongst many other responsibilities, dealing with NDAs, technology licenses, tax credits, and legal issues relating to HR.

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

To be considered, you should be a commercial lawyer with c.5-8yrs PQE*, first class training from a leading firm, and preferably have in-house experience in a digital/media/entertainment company.

*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.


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.