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Category: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £70,000.00 - £95,000.00
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Legal Works is delighted to be recruiting a media/sport solicitor (2/3-6PQE) for this respected commercial international practice for the London office.


This TEAM is led by an energetic group of partners with the ambition of being the advisers of choice for the world's leading media, entertainment and sports organisations.

If successful YOU will play important roles in helping to grow the UK & international business working with a number of partners and other associates from across the group.

The ROLE focus will be on commercial media work, with a regulatory aspect from time to time.

YOU will also have the opportunity to work across a wide range of transactions and projects, collaborating with other specialists as necessary.

The TEAM wants to meet individuals who have a genuine passion for the sector, are self-starters and who have real interest in developing the firm's client offering.

The TEAM offers excellent prospects for progression and the culture provides all employees with world-class support to achieve their ambitions and goals.


YOU will work with an exciting list of organisations, including broadcasters, platforms, rightsholders, technology businesses, gambling operators (from household names and high-growth businesses to start-ups) on a wide range of matters, with an emphasis on transactions and projects.

A substantial part of the work will involve advising businesses built around the exploitation of content, technology and data and who operate across multiple territories.

YOU will have solid commercial law experience, with relevant exposure in the media, sport and technology sectors. Knowledge of the gambling industry, broadcasting regulation and some experience of working on complex transactions will be valuable.

Experience of working in industry, perhaps on secondment, will be looked upon favourably.

In particular YOU will have:

*Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree.

*Experience of handling complex media matters

*Solid all-round drafting experience, excellent attention to detail and a team player attitude.

*Experience of acting for mainstream media and technology companies.

*A desire and ability to develop client relationships, build business and the practice.

*The ability to manage aspects of complex matters and clients, with proven negotiation skills.

*A strong knowledge of the key areas of black letter law.

*The ability to use initiative and a confidence built upon solid success and achievements.

*The willingness and ability to support business development activity, creating and maintaining strong client relationships and identifying new business opportunities.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in and alongside lead individuals in a recognised and award-winning TEAM. A clear career progression & fast -track path available for the right individuals

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence on any of the listed numbers or emails.


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