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Legal Counsel

REF. JNA944

COMMUNICATION MEDIA AND PUBLISHING | Legal and Tax

Our client is a leading company home to the world's premier entertainment brands, currently recruiting a Legal Counsel for the SWEMEA region to be based in Madrid.

Functions

  • •Coordination with local Legal Affairs and international on cross border legal work including, regulatory, corporate, collecting societies, intercompany agreements, litigation, privacy etc.
  • •Drafting, negotiating and management of agreements including, affiliate agreements, programming acquisition, TV production, license agreements, general services, and digital media.
  • •Regulatory compliance (EU quotas, protection of minors, advertising restrictions).
  • •Legal work in M&A and structured deals.
  • •Copyright infringement/coordination with outside counsel on enforcement.
  • •Performing other day to day legal and business affairs-related task as needed (including corporate formalities, services agreements, data protection policies and processes, broadcast standards and regulatory advice, trade mark and domain names applications).
  • •Implementing legal international procedures and corporate compliance (using relevant systems if necessary).
  • •Gathering legal information and updates as well as news having impact on the business (including national, EU, case law, Industry deals, etc.)
  • •Contract administration (i.e. tracking expiration dates, renewals, etc.).

Requirements

  • •Law degree
  • •5/6 years’ experience
  • •Preferable postgraduate and/or knowledge of intellectual property, audiovisual and advertising regulations, M&A
  • •Contract drafting proficiency and negotiation experience in English and Spanish (proficiency another EU language could be a plus)
  • •Strong knowledge of MS office, including MS word and MS Excel
  • Skills:
  • •Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • •Good typing skills
  • •Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • •Respect for confidentiality and sensitivity of information
  • •Team player
  • •Organized/Detailed oriented
  • •Proactive
  • •Strong interest in law
  • •Business oriented

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