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Job Title Music Senior Associate
Job Location London
Opening Date 14-Apr-2022
Description

We are seeking an outstanding music lawyer to join our Media & Entertainment group.

This is a highly sought after position working alongside partners who are ranked as experts by the independent legal directories. Our clients range from major and independent labels, publishers, major worldwide artists, emerging talent, song writers, producers, leading A&R and marketing executives, major management companies and digital music platforms.

Our work encompasses:

  • Recording, distribution, artist services, publishing, management and production agreements
  • Live events, production and music clearances
  • Merchandising
  • Sponsorship, endorsement and branding arrangements
  • Content licensing for new digital music services
  • Acquisition and exploitation of music rights in film, television, games and theatre
  • Employment and related entrepreneurial activities
  • Corporate/business structuring.

The successful candidate is likely to be a Senior Associate with 5 to 7 years PQE. Strong advisory skills, a pragmatic and commercial manner as well as strong drafting skills and negotiating experience are essential. Client acquisition, management and business development skills are essential. The successful candidate will have a real understanding of the music industry and the challenges it faces today. They will also have the desire and ability to work with other departments and their clients operating in a music space. They will take an active role in developing their own practice and the growing music practice at the firm. We are open to meeting candidates currently working inhouse provided they have the relevant experience and necessary skills to perform the role.