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Legal Counsel

£70000 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent benefits

Managing this Role


Sam Thompson

Senior Recruitment Consultant - In House
0203 865 2113

This is an opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join an international MultiMedia & Events business in Surrey, to play an integral part within their Legal function.

This iconic, historical business have hubs throughout the globe, with an impressive presence within EMEA and North America.

The business

This business is recognised for their impressive, multi-platform digital and print media, compelling research, powerful insights, innovative exhibitions and events, prestigious awards and informative conferences. They are a well-renowned, historical business within the Events space who have built up their credibility and market presence since their conception over 150 years ago.

They are considered market-leaders in the Media & Events space, boasting years of experience within their sector. They connect their audience through different means of Media & Communication, incl; Events, Conferences, Award Nights, Magazines, Exhibitions, Websites and much more.

The business' work goes beyond that of Events & Media. They play a pro-active part in contributing to various local and international initiatives that contribute to improve society and our planet. They have recently been working on a Community Scheme that provides food for families in need during the cost-of-living crisis, as well as providing financial support to a number of charities all over the world.

The role

This well-established MultiMedia & Events business are seeking a Legal Counsel to play a key part within their legal function.

You will be working closely with the Company Co-Sec, dealing with a broad variety of Commercial Contracts (supply/service agreements, licence agreements, confidentiality agreements etc), Data Protection responsibilities, Compliance, Co-Sec, IP and much more.

It will also be your duty to be pro-active and provide legal advice to the company board and business units, as well as instructing external counsel.

There is also the opportunity to be closely involved with different departments throughout the business, whether it be; Finance, Marketing or HR. This role will give you the freedom to be closely aligned with the parts of the business that are of high interest to you.


  • You will be a solicitor of 5 PQE with strong experience in Commercial & Data Protection Law
  • Experience in Media, Publishing, Events or any 'Creative' industry would be advantageous
  • Able to build strong relationships with all stakeholders and present a solutions driven approach

What's on offer?

  • An above market rate salary coupled with an excellent benefits package including 25 days holiday, hybrid, flexi or remote working, private medical insurance and much more.

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