Handle are currently assisting a global leader in the fashion world in their search for an interim commercial lawyer - available at short notice for a period of c.3 months.
Primary responsibilities will include negotiating and drafting a range of talent related agreements, including endorsement and appearance contracts; advising the business on legal issues including advertising-law matters, guild compliance, and laws relating to child performers; managing and developing a team of three junior lawyers; pro-actively working with UK-based and international legal teams to ensure best practice; and negotiating with external clients and securing favourable terms.
The role requires someone who seeks responsibility, will thrive in a fast-paced environment, and has a commercial mindset.
Much more information will be made available upon request by suitable candidates.
To be considered, you should have c.5yrs+ PQE*, experience in drafting commercial contracts in an entertainment context, knowledge of commercial IP law and rights licensing issues, and preferably familiarity with ASA/CAM endorsement guidelines.
*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 Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.