Legal Counsel, Betting & Gaming
DAZN Group
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
1h ago

Legal Counsel, Betting & Gaming is a brand-new role within the DAZN Legal Team in which you’ll be playing an essential part in DAZNs first steps within betting and gaming.

Based out of our Hammersmith office, you’ll get a flexible approach to home and office working to enable you to best support the rapidly growing Betting & Gaming Division with an international reach.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a junior or mid-level betting & gaming lawyer to join DAZN, one of the most exciting and rapidly growing businesses in the sports industry.

After launching the DAZN sports streaming service globally, the business set up the Betting & Gaming Division to drive fan engagement, and the ambitious growth plans of this division need a subject matter expert to help facilitate these.

As this new business division grows in scale and ambition, you’ll also get the opportunity to get involved in projects across the globe, be an integral part of the team and develop the role, making it your own!

HERE’S A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU’LL DO (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Provide advice and risk assessments on legal & regulatory matters applicable to our products & services in various territories
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders to fully understand their requirements and how these might impact the legal analysis
  • Work with and manage external counsel
  • Prepare any regulatory, licensing and compliance documents
  • Develop and maintain relationships with national and international regulatory authorities
  • Produce simple and actionable guidance for relevant business units
  • Negotiate & draft contracts with commercial partners
  • Act as primary legal contact for certain business stakeholders and drive important projects
  • Co-ordinate team members in relation to compliance issues on a regional and global basis
  • Be willing to take responsibility for items which are outside of the normal scope of your remit from time to time
  • DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Around 3-6 years of PQE, having trained at and subsequently worked in a highly successful and recognised betting and gaming team, either in private practice or a strong in-house team
  • Experience of directly advising clients / stakeholders on regulatory matters
  • Confident in negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts related to betting and gaming products and services
  • Excellent technical legal skills, especially first-class drafting and interpretative abilities
  • Highly commercial and constructive negotiating and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience of working on matters with a moderate to high degree of autonomy
  • An ability to juggle a large workload and rapidly shifting priorities
  • A well-rounded personality with the capacity to work effectively with others from a wide range of professional and non-professional disciplines
  • An ability to create, develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • A willingness to operate out of your comfort zone and the motivation to play a proactive role in developing DAZN’s legal function
  • NOT ESSENTIAL BUT GREAT IF YOU ALSO HAVE

  • Experience dealing directly with betting regulators
  • Experience working for a rapid growth, scale up business
  • Working knowledge of the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and the E-Privacy Regulation
  • Experience of copyright licensing and / or content distribution via the internet
  • SUMMARY

  • Department : Commercial, Distribution & Regulatory Legal Team
  • Reports To : Head of Legal
  • Country and Location : London, UK
  • Hours of Work : 37.5 with the opportunity for a flexible approach to working hours across the week
  • Line Management Responsibility : No
  • UK BENEFITS INCLUDE...

  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years)
  • Single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*
  • Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
  • Matching pension contributions up to 5%
  • Travel Loan
  • Cycle to Work Scheme and more.
  • You’ll also have access to our online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development.
  • We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend’ scheme.

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