Kinsella Legal

TV LAWYER - HEAD OF LEGAL TV/MEDIA/PRODUCTION/SCRIPTED

Location
London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
HO/SF/11270
Contact
Harry Offer
Practice Area
Media
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

TV LAWYER - HEAD OF LEGAL

TV/MEDIA/PRODUCTION/SCRIPTED

PERMANENT

BASED LONDON

Our client is a leading entertainment company with a growing number of award winning television

programmes. Through a combination of organic growth and acquisition, it has expanded and enhanced its portfolio of programmes to include a wide range of genres. Its focus is on creating high quality content and exploiting this in all media long term through securing the rights position.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright, experienced TV Production lawyer (scripted) to join the company as Head of Legal at a time when its projected growth strategy remains substantial.

Reporting to and working closely with the Commercial Director, you will join a small, affable Legal & Business Affairs team which you will have management responsibility for and enjoy a hugely varied role. This role focuses largely on scripted work and you will guide and mentor the team with your expertise knowledge.

You will advise the business on the production life cycle from development to launch and negotiate agreements with broadcasters on scripted production. This will suit someone who wants to work in an entrepreneurial environment with real flair and personality.

Ideally this person will be private practice trained but come from and in-house production team with a good network within the industry and have some significant experience in scripted production.