London - Central




Legal & Business Affairs Executive – O4381

A key legal and business affairs role at a global distribution and production company, supporting the legal team and  international sales and distribution teams. 


Our client is a prestigious production and distribution company which creates and distributes high profile content around the world.


Working as part of a small team to support high performing global sales teams, operating from offices in Australia, Singapore and Dubai covering Asia Pac and Middle East and North Africa.

Key Responsibilities -  

  • Negotiate, draft and negotiate amendments to Licence Agreements and review third party agreements.
  • Ensure all contracts are turned around as soon as possible by liaising both internally and with licensees.
  • Prioritise and manage workload efficiently taking into consideration different time zones, tracking all contracts and updating WIP lists in the process.
  • Assist senior members in managing resolution of litigation and commercial disputes.
  • Research and analysis of programmes and keep up to date with changes and developments in relevant laws and distribution practices in a fast moving media sales environment.
  • Maintain efficient filing in line with department’s filing policies for all contracts and correspondence.




You will be a newly qualified lawyer who is looking to specialise in the media sector.


With some experience gained within a legal and business affairs environment you will have good (level appropriate) drafting and negotiation skills and excellent commercial awareness.


Lastly, you will have great interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage time efficiently and offer effect solutions to any legal and commercial issues.



An attractive salary is available to the successful candidate.

If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to EXPECT 

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.
  • Our objective is to respond to all applications within 14 days unless otherwise stated.

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