Film and TV Senior Associate / Partner | JMC Legal

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Film and TV Senior Associate / Partner

  • GBP100000 - GBP180000
  • Westminster, London
  • Permanent

This role could prove to be the perfect stepping stone to Partnership. You might have hit a glass ceiling or be in a top-heavy team. Or, you might be a Partner looking to move firms to a market leader.

This firm was the pioneer of media law making it what it is today. This firm is steeped in a rich history dating back decades, from its early days of working with some of the Worlds largest music artists and helping them to monetize their earnings abroad through proper licensing agreements and tax savings to working on some of the country's most media-worthy legal cases. Just recently they acted for a member of the royal family in a high-profile case that was reported globally.

This firm is ranked highly in the Legal 500 and chambers and has won countless awards. They are known as a market leader in the entertainment, digital media, and creative industries and is highly regarded for its family, litigation, property, and corporate work.

The firm works with a client base that comprises; celebrities, royalty, global recording artists, actors, models, sports people, and well-known individuals who live life in the public eye. Aside from their celebrity client base, they also deal with HNW individuals and affluent individuals.

The firm is run incredibly well with a strong partnership, they are a tightly run firm that is highly profitable. Despite their decades in business, they are a modern firm, they are innovative and dynamic, and ahead of the curve in terms of its legal services. They put the client at the heart of what they do and deliver an excellent service.

Despite their focus on entertainment and digital media. They pride themselves on being a one-stop shop for their clients so that there is no need for them to go to another law firm.

They deal with an incredibly interesting workload. Just recently the firm acted for one of the largest-ever video game acquisitions in history.

The firm has a lovely culture running through all departments, everyone gets on well and there is a lovely social scene. You will also find the firm truly embraces modern working practices and was doing so way before this way of working became mainstream.

You will find a high level of collaboration across firms and departments. You will find there is a real emphasis on training and development, this is well demonstrated by the number of homegrown partners. The firm gives people real prospects and a clear roadmap for career development. The firm has a headcount of the firm is close to 65. They do not have the bureaucracy of larger firms, meaning they can make decisions quickly and are agile when it comes to the way the firm is run.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a Film and TV Senior Associate / Partner to join the firm's office based in the heart of the West End of London.

The film and tv department has grown exponentially since 2013 and serves both international and UK clients in the sector. The department is particularly well-known for its expertise in complex rights transactions for both buyers and sellers and its ability to lead multi-partner financing of audiovisual content. They work across all aspects of development, production, finance, and exploitation of audiovisual content.

Their Lawyers bring with them years of industry expertise and experience, enabling them to combine a potent mix of savvy commercial and detailed legal advice for their clients.

Due to an increase in work flow the firm is seeking to bring in a new senior lawyer. The firm is open-minded regarding the background of the candidate and is open-minded regarding how they might complement the existing team.

This role comes with good prospects for career progression and development. Which could include a partnership with the right candidate.


  • You will be a Lawyer with good experience in TV and Film with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding PQE)
  • You should have experience in business development and building professional relationships resulting in you generating business
  • Salary is highly competitive, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure which is a % of billings. You will also receive an industry-leading benefits package.

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Film and TV Senior Associate / Partner to join this highly regarded firm in the West End of London.

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