JOB POST: Corporate Counsel at Amazon Studios, Mumbai (PQE 8 years+): Apply Now

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Amazon Studios’ legal department based in Mumbai is looking for legal professionals for the job role of corporate lawyer to support their rapidly evolving and expanding original programming slate in India.

About Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios is an American television and film producer and distributor that is a subsidiary of Amazon. It specializes in developing television series and distributing and producing films. It was started in late 2010. 

Role and Responsibilities of the Corporate Lawyer

  • Reviewing chain-of-title and evaluating and resolving complex rights issues.
  • Reviewing content for copyright, trademark, and legal risk related to claims of defamation, rights of publicity and privacy.
  • Managing production legal compliance review including regulatory, privacy, tax incentives, guild, labour and employment, public policy, safety and immigration issues.
  • Partnering with cross-department stakeholders including creative, business affairs, production, marketing, publicity and other teams to advise on risks and issues involving a wide range of legal areas.
  • Assisting with the development of forms, processes and policies.
  • Structuring, drafting, and negotiating a high volume of agreements for scripted series, unscripted series and movies projects, including rights and format option/purchase and acquisition agreements, key above-the-line agreements such as writer, producer, director and performer agreements, documentary and reality participant and access agreements, first look and overall agreements, production services.

Eligibility

  • LL.B. (undergraduate law degree) from a top tier university in India.
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience as a lawyer, with several years of experience with a studio, production company, or an entertainment and media law firm in television development, production, marketing and strong skills in drafting and negotiating complex contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • In-house experience in the media space with a reputed MNC.
  • Knowledge/experience in policy issues

How to Apply?

Please click on the link at the end of this post to apply.

Location

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Click here to apply for the job role of Corporate Lawyer at Amazon Studios.

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