We are seeking an outstanding all round commercial lawyer to work
across our Film, Television and Theatre Group.
This is a highly sought after position working alongside
partners who are ranked as experts by the independent legal
directories on a wide range of rights, production, finance and other
matters for leading names in these sectors. Candidates must have an
enthusiasm for the film, television, theatre and live events
businesses, but it is not essential to have done work in these areas
before. The successful candidate will be NQ to 2 years qualified and
must be outgoing and confident, technically strong and ambitious. We
are seeking the right person to provide legal advice in a pragmatic
and commercial manner and to foster and maintain good client relations
as well as nurture new clients in a number of rapidly changing
Work across the Group is varied, but might include the following:
The drafting and negotiation of rights and development agreements
across film, television and theatre.
Advising producers, writers and other rights holders on
development and chain of title issues.
Financing and other structuring work for both financiers and producers.
Assisting clients in the day to day running of their productions -
dealing with a broad range of potential legal issues as well as
handling production contracts.
Advising on distribution arrangements, further licensing and other
forms of ongoing exploitation across stage, live events, film and television.
Acting for writers, directors, composers and actors as well as producers.