TV Distribution Lawyer
Sony Pictures
London, England
6d ago

Please note that this role is based in the United Kingdom. In order to enable us to meet statutory and regulatory obligations of the United Kingdom immigration system you must have the appropriate immigration permission needed to work and reside in the United Kingdom.

Sony Pictures Entertainment is looking to hire a talented, enthusiastic, motivated and thoughtful television and digital rights distribution lawyer to join our strong and well established legal team, which keeps high standards and encourages innovation.

The role is suited to someone with approximately 3+ years’ experience, to join our London based EMEA region headquarters.

As an integral part of Sony Pictures’ EMEA business, this is an exciting opportunity to work with clients across the region, and would suit applicants with an international outlook, who have either relevant in house experience, or are looking to make the first move from private practice.

Ideally, you will also have experience in TV and digital rights distribution.

Requirements :

  • Ability to draft a variety of licensing agreements for a full range of rights;
  • A solid understanding of copyright law and contract law; and
  • An ability and willingness to continue to learn new law and industry practices.
  • Who we’re looking for :

  • Candidates who are interested and keen to join our exciting organisation!
  • Preferably experience or exposure within the entertainment / media industry;
  • Excellent legal analysis, drafting, negotiation and organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to win the confidence of clients and management, and the flexibility to respond appropriately to a wide variety of clients in a fast paced international business;
  • Ability to work calmly and thoughtfully under pressure;
  • A collaborative team player with a wish to learn and support others; and
  • Approximately 3+ years’ experience.
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment is committed to equal opportunity in all its employment practices, policies and procedures. No worker or potential worker will therefore receive less favourable treatment due to his or her race, age, creed, sexual orientation, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, religion, gender, marital status or Trade Union membership (if applicable).

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