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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
Amanda Hamilton

Check out this amazing new Paralegal job opportunity with Entertainment One! Entertainment One are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their Film/TV Business & Legal Affairs team.

This role covers two key parts of distribution at Entertainment One: the direct distribution of film and TV content in EMEA, and sales to third parties made by the International Distribution team.

 

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Assisting with the drafting and negotiating:
    • general amendments and extensions to acquisitions, productions, outputs, licences (including internal sub-distribution arrangements) and sales;
    • general commercial agreements (i.e. such as the supply of goods and services to the company);
    • clip licences, ‘bonus feature’ licensing agreements & NDAs;
    • licensing arrangements such as non-theatrical deals and smaller TV sales; and
    • promotions competitions.
  • Performing various administrative duties for the team such as:
    • co-ordinating signatures, both in the London office and managing the process in foreign offices including having documents notarised;
    • setting up document, deal, communications, rights and update trackers;
    • filing (digital plus limited physical); and
    • diarising and issuing reminders to key executives with respect to key contractual dates.
  • Reviewing contracts (answering ad hoc questions from various teams).
  • Reviewing, advising, negotiating amendments and/or ancillary legal documentation where necessary, in respect of chain of title, clip licences, music licenses and other deliverables.
  • Preparing summaries of acquisition/transactional and other arrangements.
  • Co-ordinating and liaising with other teams within the group, including: finance, technical operations, business operations, releasing and sales teams to ensure correct information flow.
  • Providing a general support function to the team (for example bibling, CP management on larger transactions).

 

The requirements for candidates are:

  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • A legal background (degree, conversion course, other relevant experience).
  • An understanding of media (film, TV and/or music) is preferable.
  • Strong Microsoft office skills (excel, word, powerpoint).
  • An open mindedness and willingness to learn every single aspect of the job.
  • Enthusiasm and an ability to cope with repetitive tasks.
  • Attention to detail.
  • An ability to manage a varied workload and communicate effectively to all areas of the business globally, regardless of seniority.
  • An ability to cope under pressure and strict deadlines.

 

This role would be a good fit for a candidate with a NALP Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies or above. Don't wait to apply!

 

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Amanda Hamilton, CEO of National Association of Licensed Paralegals
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