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Legal Counsel - Projects

Michael Page


Ref: HP350-3732

Job description / Role

Work closely alongside the legal team preparing contracts and documents related to the film and TV production projects on a local and international level

Client Details

A major player in the media and entertainment industry


* Work closely with the legal team in preparing contracts and documents related to the film and TV production projects on a local and international level
* Review action items decided upon at strategic meetings, prepare a written summary, check with each attendee to get sign-off on agreed-upon tasks and dates of completion, and confirm the party responsible for following up on each action item
* Preparation of reports, briefings, presentations, and responses on company and strategic issues
* Coordinate special projects, cast & crew agreements, rights agreements, licenses
* Liaise with American outside counsel on Intellectual Property matters
* Address issues specific to American law (e.g., guild requirements for writers and directors)

Job Offer

* An attractive salary and family benefits, schooling
* Opportunities to grow within the projects and legal teams


Candidates who apply must meet all of the below criteria

* Knowledge of the UAE licensing laws and regulations applicable to the Media & Entertainment industry
* 2-5 years experience in a Media/Broadcasting/Production corporation
* Experience and ability to draw up/review contracts related to production projects (cast & crew, rights, licenses, IP agreements)

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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Legal Counsel salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 25,500

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