LEGAL COUNSEL - MEDIA/IP
INTERIM COMMERCIAL (IP, CORPORATE) LAWYER, MEDIA/FMCG GROUP, LONDON
LEGAL COUNSEL - 3 MONTH FTC
A well-known FMCG and media group is looking to hire an ambitious commercial lawyer on an initial 3 month fixed term contract. You will join a small but collaborative legal department. The group consists of a number of pillars including Media (TV, books, magazines and digital), Licencing (handling an extensive product range and endorsements) and an FMCG group. In recent years the company has embraced new ideas and creative concepts, with the result that it has become a market leader in its respective fields.
Reporting to the General Counsel, you will be part of a dynamic team which handles a wide range of matters for the group's business divisions. The main purpose of this role is to provide full legal support and assistance to the relevant stakeholders within the business. A sample of the work that you will be involved in includes drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial and corporate agreements, as well as handling a broad spectrum of IP issues that impact the business. You will be expected to provide sound, solutions-focused advice whenever required. Your PQE could range as this is all about someone with relevant, solid experience - you could be a more junior level candidate, or a senior interim lawyer.
This is an excellent role with a well-known and much loved business which will suit a lawyer with sound commercial contracts experience gained either in private practice or in-house. Some experience in corporate and IP law will be beneficial also. You must be highly organised with the ability to prioritise your own workload and work effectively as part of a friendly team.