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Legal and Business Affairs Manager/Advisor

Legal and Business Affairs Manager/Advisor

  • About the Firm: With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry.
  • About the Role: We are seeking to recruit an in-house Legal and Business Affairs Manager/Advisor (NQ-2 years; PQE), to work in our London office.
  • Looking for: Among your key attributes, we are looking to secure your ability to draft and negotiate a variety of agreements in the best interests of WCM and in accordance with Warner Music Group commercial strategy and operational guidelines; and ability to communicate and explain the significance of the terms of agreements to other departments within WCM UK or its affiliates prior to committing the company to a legally binding agreement.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, providing advice, agreeing competitive commercial terms and accurately drafting the song acquisition agreements, including exclusive songwriter agreements, administration agreements, sub-publishing agreements, catalogue purchase agreements and amendments/extensions to such agreements.
  • And More: You will be providing advice to internal and external clients on legal and commercial queries in connection with, for example, the interpretation of contracts, royalty/financial queries and copyright issues; and helping to manage any contentious issues, including copyright infringement, breach of contract and debt recovery, including drafting of letters.

Warner Music UK Limited

With its broad and diverse roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is one of the world's leading music publishers with a catalogue of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

https://www.warnermusiccareers.com/