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ID434142
ReferenceDK434142
TitleLegal Officer
Job TypePermanent
LocationUnited Arab Emirates
Description

Our client is now recruiting for a Legal Officer

Major Functions:

  • negotiate and manage media and entertainment commercial work documentation, draft and review for the global business, predominately focusing on channel distribution, syndication, program/movie acquisitions, production, co-production, format licensing, investor agreements, ad sales agreements, distribution, dubbing and subtitling                                                                                                                            

  • Cross-border digital/OTT transactions (AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, direct carrier billing/telco integration, TV app integration, payment aggregators, app in app integration);

  • Ability to independently and efficiently deal with business teams across different time zones

  • Manage pre-litigation/litigation and arbitration for the international business, including management of external counsel and billing;

  • Manage and review IP/trademark portfolio for the global business in conjunction with in-house IP counsel and external counsel;

  • General corporate work, including providing advice on financial transactions/M&A; and

  • Regulatory review and compliance (Ofcom, GDPR compliance, ICO – UK; and TECOM), data protection review, assessment, training and assisting with implementation.

Academics: Degree in Law, preferably qualified for practice in England and Wales

Work Experience: Min. 4– 7 years’ experience, preferably worked in the media ind

Main SkillsOur client is now recruiting for a Legal Counsel Major Functions: • negotiate and manage media and entertainment commercial work documentation, draft and review for the global business, predominately focusing on channel distribution, syndication, program/movie acquisitions, production, co-production, format licensing, investor agreements, ad sales agreements, distribution, dubbing and subtitling • Cross-border digital/OTT transactions (AVOD, SVOD, TVOD, direct carrier billing/telco integration, TV app integration, payment aggregators, app in app integration); • Ability to independently and efficiently deal with business teams across different time zones • Manage pre-litigation/litigation and arbitration for the international business, including management of external counsel and billing; • Manage and review IP/trademark portfolio for the global business in conjunction with in-house IP counsel and external counsel; • General corporate work, including providing advice on financial transactions/M&A; and • Regulatory review and compliance (Ofcom, GDPR compliance, ICO – UK; and TECOM), data protection review, assessment, training and assisting with implementation. Academics: Degree in Law, preferably qualified for practice in England and Wales Work Experience: Min. 4– 7 years’ experience, preferably worked in the media industry
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