Full Time Job

Paralegal

Universal Music Group

Kings Cross, United Kingdom 07-08-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Assisting Universal Music UK’s Central Business Affairs team on a broad range of legal and business affairs matters – principally focusing on Recorded Music, Brand Partnerships, music industry Joint Ventures and Acquisitions.

Skills & Experience

Be Operational
• Work alongside and support the Central Legal & Business Affairs team to ensure the efficient and smooth running of the Department
• Assisting with reviewing and drafting various agreements, such as featured artist, video, producer, event hire and confidentiality agreements as well as general correspondence.
• Assisting with corporate/business acquisition related matters, in particular due diligence and contractual analysis exercises.

Be Supportive
• Handling legal and business affairs related issues and queries across a variety of internal departments.

Be Administrative
• General legal, commercial and administrative duties as and when requested.
• Updating and maintaining relevant internal systems to reflect rights positions and maintaining contracts databases.

Personal Specification
• Bright, outgoing, pro-active individual with keen interest in pursuing a legal career in the music and entertainment industry.
• Excellent verbal and written skills and the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
• Excellent prioritisation skills and the ability to multitask demands from across the business.
• Great attention to detail.
• Ability to show own initiative.
• Law degree and/or LPC qualification and/or paralegal experience preferable.
• Music experience and a working knowledge of copyright desirable.

Your Benefits
• Group Personal Pension Scheme (between 3% and 9%)
• Private Medical Insurance
• 25 paid days of annual leave
• Interest Free Season Ticket Loan available
• Holiday Purchase scheme
• Dental and Travel Insurance options
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Salary Sacrifice Cars
• Subsidised Gym Membership
• Employee Discounts (Reward Gateway)

Just So You Know…

The company presents this job description as a guide to the major areas and duties for which the jobholder is accountable. However, the business operates in an environment that demands change and the jobholder's specific responsibilities and activities will vary and develop. Therefore, the job description should be seen as indicative and not as a permanent, definitive and exhaustive statement.

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