Division : NBC SKY News Network (launching 2020)
Position : Senior Legal Counsel (Director band)
Location : Osterley, Greater London
NBC UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL
NBC Universal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience.
NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.
This is an exciting time to join the team as this position, Senior Legal Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group, will provide legal support for NBC Sky World News, a global news network scheduled to launch in mid-2020.
Pre-broadcast and pre-publication review of news programming for 24 / 7 network distributed worldwide.
Support news-gathering activities globally.
Provide counsel to journalists and news management on issues relating to intellectual property, copyright, trademark, privacy, defamation and other areas that may arise.
Negotiate and draft production related agreements and licenses for programming.
Conduct training sessions for journalists.
Provide advice on broadcast regulations, including the requirements of the Ofcom Broadcasting Code and other regulatory requirements pertaining to programming, advertising and sponsorships in relevant jurisdictions.
Ensure adherence to and respond to enquiries regarding company’s Compliance requirements and News Policies and Guidelines.
Develop strong working relationships with Editorial, Commercial and Operational teams.
Coordinate with other NBCUniversal lawyers in the News Group and in specialized areas, such as Compliance, Privacy, Intellectual Property, Litigation
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS
PQE Qualified Solicitor
Significant media law experience
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Ability to establish strong client relationships, to work with numerous and varied clients and to handle multiple matters in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work independently and with a team, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
Qualifications / Requirements