Legal Counsel

Less than 5 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
Toronto, ON
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

Overview

Are you looking for a challenging position that will utilize your drafting and negotiating skills?

 

Do you enjoy working with a variety of people and departments?

 

Would you like the opportunity to work with exciting brands in the kids' entertainment industry?

 

If you are passionate, driven and find yourself seeking a new opportunity, then we want you to join our team.

Responsibilities

  • Negotiating and drafting rights acquisition and licensing agreements across all media including without limitation, television and digital media platforms;
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating variety of commercial agreements (e.g. NDAs, IT agreements, dubbing agreements);
  • Assisting with legal advice and contract drafting for YouTube business, including simple production contracts;
  • Drafting and co-ordinating ancillary documentation (e.g. chain of title, insurance);
  • Researching and summarizing rights and obligations;
  • Providing on-going business affairs and legal advice across the business as needed, including development, production, broadcast and exploitation of entertainment productions;
  • Liaising with other departments and offices;

Qualifications

  • J.D./LL.B. is required;
  • 1-3 years post-call experience in law at a top-tier law firm or in-house in an entertainment or licensing environment;
  • Experience in the television industry or with entertainment law is preferred;
  • Familiarity with negotiation and drafting of basic commercial agreements;
  • Excellent drafting, time management and organizational skills including the ability to coordinate multiple complex, confidential files;
  • Team player that is positive, forward thinking, client-focused and solution minded.

Job ID 2018-1262

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