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Legal Counsel - Marketing, Media & Intellectual Property

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Marketing, Media & Intellectual Property
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
Duration: 6 Months
REF: RC/C/Legal counsel_1715687485
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
Contact Email:
Job Published: 5 days ago

Job Description

Senior Legal Counsel: Marketing Media & Intellectual Property

Reading, United Kingdom

6 month FTC or Day Rate

We are looking to recruit an experienced and Qualified Senior Legal Counsel for a leading telecom company to join the Marketing, Media and Brand legal team on a 6 months contract.

Areas will include:

  • Trading - Advising on retail, online and distance sales, promotions, competitions, special offers, advising on speed claims and unlimited claims, and on new plans and tariffs. Defending company from ASA complaints and taking action against competitors. Advising on regulatory requirements relating to mobile and fixed line telecoms services.
  • Marketing, Brand and Partnerships - Advising on campaigns across media channels and on key marketing propositions and advertising strategies.
  • Advising on brand management, protecting key intellectual property assets and managing trade mark portfolio. Working with other brands (such as Chelsea, GoggleBox, Live Nation, Paramount +) on creative collaborations.
  • Media Buying and Targeted Advertising - Negotiating contracts with media buying agencies, advising on bringing elements of programmatic media buying in-house, bringing a new targeted advertising product to market, advising on cookie policies and data protection.
  • Contractual support - Business partnering on a wide range of contracts including licensing, sponsorship, co-branding, app distribution, device sourcing, creative and media agencies, data monetisation and transfer, carrier billing contracts and more
  • Devices and Accessories - Working with procurement, trading and Group to negotiate purchase, after sales and marketing terms with a range of devices and accessories providers.
  • Digital Products - Supporting offers and rewards App + including on boarding a range of compelling offers to our customers, providing advice on data protection consents, data flows and customer journeys, management of third party offers. Advising on shopping, payments, carrier billing, content strategy and implementation.
  • Big Data - Providing data protection advice on monetisation of big data, including advising on legal risks associated with processing personal data and associated customer journeys data processing terms, working closely with our DPO team. Negotiating terms for analytics, hosting and monetisation brokerage.
  • Marketing Strategy - Collaborating on opportunities and risks associated with marketing 5G technology and the potential impact of Net Neutrality Regulations, lobbying Ofcom on customer benefits.

Job Description

  • Manage contractual negotiations, develop templates and use external counsel where appropriate
  • Provide high quality legal advice across a wide range of technology and commercial matters
  • Successfully manage strategic legal relationships
  • Identify new ways to do things better
  • Help to manage the ongoing success of the team and to promote its profile both internally and externally

What we are looking for?

  • Lawyer qualified in the UK or similar jurisdiction 8 years+ PQE
  • Varied legal experience in technology and commercial contracting
  • Ability to influence and persuade key stakeholders, shareholder representatives and senior counterparties
  • Ability to manage workload and priorities as part of a team; to summarise and communicate effectively at all levels;
  • In-house experience required

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