• Job Code: WO-00052-00005
  • Location: Singapore Singapore
  • Experience: 8 - 15+
  • Position: In-house Counsel
  • Recruiter: Horizon Recruitment
Job Description:

We have an opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic commerical legal counsel to work on a consultant basis for a minimum period of 6 months with a talented in house legal team to support an exciting media networks business across South East Asia.  

Duties and areas of responsibility

  • Providing legal support and advice to the group’s media networks business teams.
  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on a broad range of commercial contracts relating principally to:
    • the licensing of channels and other content to broadcast platforms across South East Asia;
    • the sale and exploitation of advertising inventory across a portfolio of channels and digital platforms; and
    • the licensing and exploitation of the group's intellectual property for marketing, promotional and other commercial use.
  • Providing general advice on legal matters arising from the group's media networks business across South East Asia.
  • Developing and updating legal precedents as required.
  • Liaising with external counsel and regional offices on a variety of legal matters.

 Candidate Requirements

  • Excellent drafting.
  • Strong in-house experience in the media industry, preferably with a major media network in South East Asia or alternatively at least in media rights licensing.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills coupled with solid business acumen.
  • Energetic and proactive.
  • Engaging and responsive.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work closely with senior management.
  • At least 8 years’ post qualification experience.

If you think you meet the above requirements and would like to apply please send:

  1. your CV;
  2. transcripts; and
  3. a short cover note to jessica.deery@horizon-recruit.com for us to determine your suitability for this role.

If you’d like to arrange a confidential discussion prior to applying please call our Singapore office on +65 6808 6635, Hong Kong office on +852 3978 1369 or London office on +44 20 3745 2513.

Please share this opportunity with any colleagues that you think would be interested. 

Singapore EA Licence No. 12S6213

  • Practice Area: Telecoms, Media & Technology, Intellectual Property
  • Industry: Legal
  • Keywords: tmt, IP