An exciting opportunity has arisen for a mid-level French qualified Lawyer to join Getty Image's collaborative legal team based in London (or remotely).
Getty Images is the most trusted and esteemed source of visual content in the world, with over 320 million assets available through its industry-leading sites. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in almost 200 countries and is the first place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful content from the world's best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 360,000 contributors and content partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world's deepest digital archive of historic photography.
Responsibilities will include providing legal support to various business functions at Getty Images, with emphasis on the Sales, Business Development and Marketing functions across Europe, having primary responsibility for France, all with regard to the B2B licensing of imagery and other digital content. You will partner with colleagues in other departments to negotiate and implement a range of commercial agreements. You will also get involved with data privacy and GDPR, disputes and employment matters. You will keep yourself updated on legal developments relevant to Getty Images' business, with particular focus on copyright and other intellectual property laws, with aim of identifying risks/opportunities for the business.
The successful applicant will be a qualified French lawyer who is fully fluent and proficient working in English language. You will have experience at a large law firm and/or as in-house counsel, dealing with licensing of intellectual property, data protection and other commercial matters. You will have prior knowledge and experience negotiating and drafting contracts and agreements independently, with an excellent attention to detail. Strong negotiation skills and ability to interact at all levels, internally and externally is essential. Some experience with employment matters in France will also be beneficial. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with a heightened awareness and appreciation of contributing to a respectful and inclusive working culture.
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