Brazilian Portuguese Speaking In-House Commercial Lawyer - Media Sector (London. Other Locations/Countries considered)

London /
Legal – Corporate Counsel /
Contingent Worker
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Brazilian Portuguese Speaking In-House Commercial Lawyer in Media Sector

Location: Camden Town, London, UK (Due to COVID this role will be Home Based until we return to our offices). We would also welcome applicants from other locations/countries who fit the criteria.
Duration: 6 months initially
Start Date: January 2021

Who You Are:

    • You are motivated, experienced, collaborative and confident working independently. You have an interest in creative works and the online ecosystem. You would like to work within a dedicated in-house legal team in the media industry, with responsibility for managing multiple tasks simultaneously in a quick moving environment. You enjoy the challenge of bringing solutions to the table, always with a positive attitude. 

Your Next Challenge:

    • Provide legal support to various business functions at Getty Images, with particular emphasis on:
    • o   support of the Sales functions in Brazil, Portugal and UK; and
      o   assisting with handling of claims matters arising in Brazil,
      all with regards to the B2B licensing of images and video.
    • Partner with Sales colleagues to negotiate and implement a range of standardized and bespoke commercial licensing agreements.
    • Maintain a suite of template sales agreement in Brazilian Portuguese language.
    • Review and help prepare correspondence with third party claimants to resolve disputes in an efficient and professional manner.
    • Work with external law firms in the defense of litigation, as well as gather evidence, research points of law and report internally.
    • Interpret, prepare and manage legal documentation (e.g. contracts, legal correspondence, etc.) and other materials related to job duties.
    • Provide appropriate legal guidance where needed as well as troubleshooting operational roadblocks.
    • Simplify legal process for internal and external customers.
    • Train internal customers and present to external customers on salient legal issues affecting Getty Images’ business.
    • Exercise independent responsibility for partnering with the various other business teams across Getty Images, including: Finance, HR, Contributors & Partners, Data Security and Sales Operations.
    • Take a coordinated approach with the global in-house legal team.
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

What You’ll Need:

    • Fluency in Brazilian Portuguese and English.
    • Qualified lawyer in either Brazil, Portugal or another jurisdiction.
    • Desired 4+ years post qualification relevant experience in either litigation or with general commercial legal matters.
    • Experience at a large law firm and/or as in-house counsel, involved with licensing and/or disputes relating to intellectual property. Data protection and privacy law experience strongly preferred.
    • Prior knowledge and experience negotiating and drafting contracts and agreements independently, with an excellent attention to detail.
    • Strong negotiation skills and ability to interact at all levels, internally and externally.
    • Critical analysis skills related to identifying and solving problems in a busy corporate environment.
    • Proficient working with range of online systems and processes. 
    • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
    • Ability to work productively in an evolving environment.
    • Self-starting and solutions-oriented team player.
    • Maintains composure during tight deadlines.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Completes work with professionalism and with integrity.
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