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
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%
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.