Inhouse

Legal & Business Affairs Manager

Legal & Business Affairs Manager

  • About the Firm: Universal Music Group is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
  • About the role: We have an opportunity to join a busy in-house Legal & Business Affairs team at a leading major music publisher. We service all of the UMPG UK departments including A&R, Film & TV/Sync, Administration and Production Music.
  • Looking For: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your excellent negotiation skills and ability to provide pragmatic commercial and legal advice to varied internal client base (A&R, creative/sync, finance, senior management, production music, administration.) and complementary drafting skills.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, negotiating, drafting and re-negotiating agreements with songwriters and rights owners for UMP UK and UPPM, and dealing with writers’ managers and advisers in relation to all such matters; and advising and dealing with all legal & contractual matters (including some contentious aspects) relating to UMPG’s repertoire.
  • And more: You will be Confident working independently using own initiative while being prepared to take guidance on appropriate matters; and an excellent team player; organised and able to work quickly without losing attention to detail.