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Legal Counsel

  • GBP70000 - GBP80000
  • West Sussex
  • Permanent

This MultiMedia business require a Legal Counsel to become a valuable member of their Legal function.

This distinguished, historical company has a presence across the globe, with a remarkable presence in EMEA and North America.

The Business:

Recognised for their impressive multi-platform digital and print media, compelling research, powerful insights, innovative exhibitions and events, prestigious awards, and informative conferences, this well-renowned, historical business in the Events industry has earned credibility throughout its 150-year history.

Considered market leaders in the Media & Events sector, they boast extensive experience in their field, connecting with their audience through various means such as Events, Conferences, Award Nights, Magazines, Exhibitions, Websites, and more.

Beyond their work in Events & Media, they actively contribute to various local and international initiatives that aim to improve society and the planet. Notably, they have been involved in a Community Scheme providing food for families in need during the cost-of-living crisis and supporting multiple charities worldwide.

The Role:

This established MultiMedia & Events company is searching for a Legal Counsel to play a pivotal role in their legal function.

As part of the team working closely with the Company Co-Sec, your responsibilities will encompass a broad range of areas, including handling Commercial Contracts (supply/service agreements, license agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc.), Data Protection matters, Compliance, Co-Sec, IP, and more.

You will be expected to offer proactive legal advice to the company board and business units, as well as engage external counsel when necessary.

Additionally, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with different departments throughout the business, such as Finance, Marketing, or HR, allowing you the freedom to align closely with the areas that pique your interest.


  • 5+ PQE and strong in Commercial & Data Protection Law
  • Experience in the Media, Publishing, Events, or any 'Creative' industry would be advantageous.
  • Building strong relationships with all stakeholders and adopting a solutions-driven approach

What's on Offer:

In addition to an above-market-rate salary, the position comes with an excellent benefits package, including 25 days of holiday, private medical insurance, and more.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join a prominent MultiMedia & Events business

Sam Thompson Senior In-House Recruitment Consultant

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