Inhouse

Director of Legal & Business Affairs

Director of Legal & Business Affairs

  • About the Firm: ITV Studios International creates programming that moves people, grips the nation, starts conversations, entertains millions and shapes culture around the world.
  • About the role: We are seeking to appoint an in-house Director of Legal & Business Affairs to work in our London office.
  • Looking For: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your sound understanding and track record of advising in relation to IP acquisition and production within a respected media environment or at a first-class law firm; your proven people management skills, ideally in an international context; and your knowledge of rights management and licensing.
  • Opportunities: the opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to ensure timely completion of deals and contracting to a high standard in all territories; ensuring there is alignment between strategic goals and local implementation; and ensuring that nimble, efficient and effective business processes are implemented and adhered to, to contribute to the above, whilst ensuring the adoption of legal best practice and maintenance of ITV governance policy requirements across the International production business.
  • And more: From a creative network perspective, you will close legal liaison with ITV Global Entertainment and ITV Global Distribution; and negotiate global co-development agreements (in liaison with ITVS label LBA).