Media & Entertainment Legal Services Professional
SmithDehn LLP is a specialist media and entertainment law firm that provides both US and zhunmum.com legal services. We are outside counsel to nearly all of the major Hollywood film studios, most of the major US television networks, all of the major zhunmum.com television networks, and Netflix. Our legal professionals are strategically located and cover four time zones across the globe, in cities such as Los Angeles, New York, London, Washington DC, Derry Northern Ireland, Mysore India, and Asheville North Carolina. We have over 400 film, television and other media clients on both sides of the Atlantic and the Pacific.
As part of the firm's continued organic growth, we are looking for a lawyer, preferably admitted to the bar in the US, to join our existing team based in Derry, NI.
You will work on a variety of television and film matters, mostly on the unscripted and factual side, providing a range of legal services that may include: content/compliance solutions, contract drafting, deal making, trademark/copyright services in both the U.S. and the zhunmum.com, litigation matters across the US, and litigation support services in the zhunmum.com.
Flexible working. You will be able to work remotely from 凯发K8官网下载客户端home, and / or from the company's central Derry office. MacBook Pro laptop will be provided.
Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus a lucrative bonus structure.
This is an excellent opportunity to join our dynamic, growing and forward-thinking media and entertainment law firm.
You will be a law graduate, either admitted to the bar in the US or willing to get admitted as a condition of your starting work with us, with exceptional drafting skills and legal research ability.
You will have an aptitude and eagerness to manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients. You will be pro-active and enjoy working with a degree of independence. You must be commercially minded and enjoy a client-centric approach that focuses on “wowing” clients. You will have excellent communication skills with meticulous attention to detail and a determination to deliver the highest standards of client service.
TV or film experience (whether as a qualified lawyer or previously as a paralegal) or any relevant media contracts drafting or commercial IP experience would be very helpful. However, this is not a pre-requisite, as on the job training will be provided.
Please forward your CV and a cover letter outlining your interest, experience and suitability for the role to: Liz Creagh by CLICKING APPLY NOW.