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Paralegal Job | Entertainment One

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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