Legal Counsel

  • About the Firm: Nickelodeon UK is a joint venture between Viacom and Sky and broadcasts dedicated award-winning entertainment channels for kids, including Nickelodeon, Nick Toons, Nick Jr. and Nick Jr. too.
  • The Role: This in-house Legal Counsel role handles business and legal affairs matters across the Nickelodeon UK business.
  • Looking For: The opportunities afforded to you will include n=but not be limited to, Negotiating, drafting and advising on: television production and live event agreements, including talent, crew, venue and event production agreements; channel carriage and VOD distribution agreements with affiliate partners; content acquisition, commissioning, development and licensing agreements for linear and non-linear; and tv & social media content production, including talent, influencer, crew and location agreements.
  • Opportunities: Among your many attributes, we are looking to secure your private practice training and in-house experience in the media/ entertainment/ broadcast industries; your commercial media specialisation/expertise with a strong knowledge of intellectual property law; and your experience in channel carriage, production and programming agreements and the regulatory regime applicable to children’s television.
  • And more: You will also be conducting legal review of on-air and off-channel content, including marketing communications; managing rights requests, using and updating the internal rights database and advising on rights issues; and researching and advising on risk and regulatory matters across a wide variety of topics, including intellectual property, data protection, digital media, on and off-channel marketing, sponsorship, scheduling and promotions.

Nickelodeon UK Limited

Nickelodeon is an American pay television network which was launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.