Italian Qualified In-House IP/Commercial Lawyer in Media Sector (Italian & Spanish speaker) (13165)

Legal – Corporate Counsel
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Italian Qualified In-House IP/Commercial Lawyer in Media Sector (Italian & Spanish speaker)

Location: London* (Although the position will ultimately be based in London, the successful candidate will be permitted to work from their home location (UK, Italy, Spain etc), until a time where they can move to London. We do not expect this to be before the end of 2020).

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 numerous business functions at Getty Images, with emphasis on support of the Sales and Marketing functions in Italy, Spain and other parts of Europe, all with regards to the B2B licensing of imagery.
    • Prepare and manage legal documentation (contracts, legal correspondence, etc.) and other materials related to job duties.
    • Partnering with internal customers to negotiate and implement a range of commercial agreements.
    • 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, including the handling of claims matters, in particular where Italian and Spanish languages are involved.
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Communicate (in writing and verbally) with internal and external parties, including the management of external counsel.
    • Occasional travel to other Getty Images’ offices may be required.

What You’ll Need:

    • Qualified Italian solicitor.
    • Desired 4+ years post qualification relevant experience with general commercial legal matters.
    • Experience at a large law firm and/or as in-house counsel, with licensing, intellectual property. Data protection and privacy law experience strongly preferred.
    • Fluency in Spanish.
    • 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.
    • 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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