Paralegal - Sports Media
Location City of LondonFULL_TIME
Consultant Amy Pfeifer
Date posted 27 September 20192019-10-01 2019-11-26 legal City of London London GB GBP 28000 40000 40000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/square-logo.png
Fantastic opportunity for a Paralegal role with a global sports and media company.
A leading global sports media company are looking for a Paralegal to join their growing Commercial Legal team.
Working closely with the Senior Legal Counsel, this role represents a fantastic opportunity to assist the legal team with providing accurate information regarding contractual media rights and obligations to their global channel network.
- Coordinating the implementation of a new Contracts Management Tool;
- Summarising complex contracts and interpreting and extracting key commercial information including rights and obligations;
- Working closely with legal and commercial colleagues to ensure the Contracts Management Tool meets the needs of the respective teams and businesses;
- Assisting with internal contract approval processes and uploading signed contracts;
- Completing sports rights contract audits for their global channels;
- Providing support on the completion of standard-form rights acquisitions;
- Ad-hoc support for the legal team as required.
To be successful you will have:
- Minimum of: (i) a Bachelor’s Degree in Law; (ii) the GDL; (iii) the LPC; (iv) CILEX qualification; and/or (v) a paralegal practice award, certificate, diploma or higher diploma
- Previous exposure to a commercial legal environment; experience within the media or sports industries would be beneficial;
- Ability to manage and extract key commercial information from complex contracts;
- Excellent organisational skills with a strong eye for detail;
- A genuine interest and enthusiasm for the sports industry is a must!
The salary is competitive and offers excellent opportunity to develop within the team. Click on the link to apply for this Paralegal role.