In-house Professional Support Lawyer

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
50620163/001
Contact
Amy Pfeifer
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A well-known publishing company are looking for a commercial or IP lawyer to join the team in a unique role that will support both the legal and contract management division, similar to a PSL private practice role.

A well-known publishing company are looking for a commercial or IP lawyer to join the team in a unique role that will support both the legal and contract management division, similar to a PSL private practice role.

The position will provide support in knowledge and template management, learning and development and advising contract advisors on more complex agreements.

The company are happy to consider candidates looking for a part-time role or remote working.

Key responsibilities:

  • Supporting the contracts advisors in their work by responding to technical legal queries arising out of the drafting and negotiation of publishing contracts;
  • Collaborating with the contract advisors and/or lawyers and IT colleagues to create new templates and drafting notes, legal and contractual processes and systems for existing and new areas of business;
  • Working with the Head of Legal and Head of Contracts to identify priorities and develop a programme to create and maintain high a quality knowhow resource for the team
  • To work closely, vet and/or supervise the work of the contracts advisors on more complex or high profile author or licensor contracts.

To be successful in the role you will be:

  • 4 years + post-qualification experience; some experience working in-house, ideally in the publishing, media or entertainment sectors.
  • Qualified solicitor (this role does not require a practising certificate)

Apply now, or email for a copy of the job description and to discuss further.