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Paralegal Job in Entertainment | Discovery Inc

 

One of the biggest misconceptions is that Paralegals only work within Law Firms, part of NALP's mission is to show the fantastic career opportunities for Paralegals and promoting the work you do! 

We are always keeping an eye out for exciting paralegal jobs out there in a variety of industries to share it with our members. 

Paralegal Position at Discovery Inc

Location: London 

The Company

Discovery, Inc. is a global leader in real life entertainment, serving a passionate audience of superfans around the world with content that inspires, informs and entertains. Discovery delivers over 8,000 hours of original programming each year and has category leadership across deeply loved content genres around the world.

 

The Role 

Discovery Inc are looking for a paralegal to support the legal team, assisting with advertising sales/barter agreements, sponsorship agreements, competitions, standard distribution agreements and other commercial documents, primarily to support the UK/Ireland and ANZ business. 

  

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with preparation and review of standard distribution agreements and other commercial agreements. 
  • Drafting amendments, breach letters, audit notifications and termination notices. 
  • Liaise with distribution operations team plus affiliate sales teams in local offices to advise on legal issues and assist with contract compliance. 
  • Work with marketing and compliance teams on competitions terms and conditions. 
  • Conduct legal research for other members of the team. 
  • Provide back up support for wider EMEA legal team (capacity permitting). 

Skills 

  • Strong academics – Equivalent to Law LLB or GDL required (LPC or BPTC an advantage). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively within the legal team as well as with key stakeholders across the wider business. 
  • Clear and concise communicator (both orally and written) with an ability to translate legal issues to commercial teams. 
  • Well organised and with good time management skills.

 

Read the full job description and apply here

Please note applications and enquiries regarding the job must be directed to the recruiter, NALP is not involved within the hiring process.