Thursday , March 30 2023

Disney Recruitment – Senior Attorney

Website The Walt Disney Company

Job Description:

The Disney EMEA legal team is hiring a Senior Attorney to join the team acting as on licensing deals for television channels, content and transactional services, as well as platform and partnership deals for our direct-to-consumer services Disney+ & Star.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for queries from finance, marketing and technical representatives within a specific territory group(s)
  • Liaise with the sales teams in London and overseas offices in relation to specific deals and to provide support and guidance
  • Draft and conclude content licence agreements, channel affiliate distribution agreements and digital transactional agreements, including amendments to existing deals, as well as providing support to direct-to-consumer services agreement and other legal documentation required by the business
  • Strengthen internal and external relationships in ways that benefit the business

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years + PQE
  • DTC digital services experience ideally
  • Ideally UK law professional qualification
  • Television and/or digital media experience (preferably in distribution and licensing)
  • Contract drafting and commercial IP/IT law experience

Qualification & Experience:

  • Accurate completion of agreements within agreed timelines
  • Methodical, meticulous and with great attention to detail
  • Interact well with people who have different backgrounds and work styles
  • Ability to communicate legal matters to non-legal audience (e.g. sales teams)
  • Self-starter and self-supporting
  • Ability to draft from scratch to address new and challenging issues
  • Understanding of negotiation and excellent contract drafting skills
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage a portfolio of contracts
  • French language skills desirable but not mandatory
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

Job Details:

Company: The Walt Disney Company

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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