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Associate Legal Counsel/ Legal Counsel

  • Job
    Junior, Mid & Senior Level
  • Legal
  • London
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  • The position requires a professional and self-motivated person who:
  • is a team player with a can-do attitude;
  • has excellent drafting and communication skills, great accuracy and attention to detail;
  • proactively manages a broad range of open matters and is able to prioritise in order to meet deadlines;
  • has flexibility in their approach and good problem-solving and interpersonal skills;
  • has a willingness to learn, share knowledge and continue to develop their skills.
  • Skills/Experience:
  • Qualified to practise law in the UK (1-5 PQE).
  • Commercial, IP or transactional corporate experience, either in private practice or in-house is desirable, but candidates who can demonstrate solid negotiation experience and an ability to pick up new areas of law quickly will also be considered favourably.
  • Computer literate with experience in using Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • Experience of using contract management systems and DocuSign is desirable.


  • Negotiation and drafting of agreements for the distribution of NBCU‘s portfolio of entertainment and news channels, direct-to-consumer offerings and brands across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
  • Negotiation and drafting of content acquisition, advertising and sponsorship agreements as required.
  • Negotiation and drafting of agreements for the IMD business representing third-party foreign language channels for distribution into the US.
  • Assisting on project work and product launches to support the development of our content brands.
  • Keeping up to date with, and advising the business on, key legislative and regulatory developments in the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions, including on copyright, advertising and compliance matters.
  • Supplemental support to the marketing, production and technical operations lawyers in the team as required.
  • Working closely with NBCU’s specialist IP, Litigation, Privacy and Employment lawyers where needed.

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Entertainment & Media

Mission & Purpose

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we’ll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.