Legal Counsel - Sport & Entertainment - PQE 1-3

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Sport & Entertainment - PQE 1-3
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £ Very Competitive + Bonus + Bens
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH68279
Contact Name: Nick Wasserman
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 22, 2018 18:07

Job Description

Our client, a hugely successful global sports and entertainment agency, is currently searching for a qualified lawyer who's looking for a highly visible role in a legal team operating at the heart of the business.

Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to: drafting, negotiating and managing a variety of commercial agreements including those relating to rights sales, event production, sponsorship activation, and talent management (amongst many others); responding to ad-hoc legal queries across the business; managing commercial disputes; engaging external lawyers when required; assisting in ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation; and supporting on corporate matters.

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

The successful candidate will have a strong academic record; 1-3yrs PQE* at a well-established law firm or in-house, with Commercial drafting experience (with some focus on media/entertainment desirable, but not essential); have a demonstrable interest in the entertainment or sports sectors; be commercially aware with an ability to apply the law to real-world business problems; and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple projects and priorities.

*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.