Media Litigation Lawyer

Location
England, London
Salary
£72000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
BBBH4250
Contact
Sean Nicholson
Practice area
Media and entertainment
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm works with the largest number of A star actors, musicians and TV personalities in the country, they are known for working with every major Global music artist both Nationally and Internationally. Their client base is truly outstanding; you would be hard pushed to find a major name in the music industry who is not on their client list. They have made their name in representing individuals across all areas of law. Typically, when an artist is at the stage of being offered record contracts, this firm will negotiate and advise the artist as to the deal which would give them the best career longevity. Just recently some of their deals have made the International press.

The practice is highly ranked in the legal 500, and a growing number of their Lawyers are ranked as leaders in the field.

They are a multi-service firm which deals with a wide variety of deals, even on the individuals side their wealth management team deals with highly complicated asset structures. They have growing video games and IP practice which has them working with some of the most exciting projects.

Just recently the firm dealt with a video game sale to one of the World's largest companies; this deal was worth over 2billion USD.

They have a truly entrepreneurial culture which stands them head and shoulders apart from the crowd. They are known for developing and nurturing legal talent with most of their Partners being home grown, their average length of staff service is 12 years which speaks volumes.

I feel this firm are one of the most exciting employers we work within the market, culturally and work wise.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a Media Lawyer (Contentious) into their flourishing office based in the heart of London's West End.

You will join a growing Media team who has a truly high level of expertise. The client base will include; Owner-managed businesses, celebrities, individual athletes, sports clubs and many other businesses.

This department are known Nationally. You will have the autonomy to shape your caseload, a key focus for the firm is to continue to on their Media, Libel, Privacy, and defamation matters, of which they are currently very busy.

This role would particularly suit someone looking for a route to Partnership who may be in a top-heavy team, or a Partner seeking a lateral move with better earning potential working as Partner of an entrepreneurial Partnership.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Media Lawyer with at least seven years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will have a good technical knowledge
  • You will have a strong background of dealing with Non-Contentious work
  • You will be a commercially minded individual
  • Being able to deliver the highest level of client service is essential
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure and benefits package

This is an exceptional Media Lawyer role based with one of London's most well-known, Legal 500 practices, based in the heart of the West End.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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