Paralegal

Job description

Insanity Group is a rapidly growing media company operating in the music, broadcast, live and digital markets across the UK and USA. Insanity represent top tier digital, broadcast and music talent, and operates a record label in partnership with Sony Music. Insanity are seeking an an efficient, organised and enthusiastic Paralegal to join our Business Affairs team. The Paralegal will work closely with the Director, Legal & Business Affairs and the Business Affairs Executive on a broad range of matters across the whole business.

 

We are looking for an exceptional team player with the ability to work collaboratively in a close-knit team and the capacity to effectively work across various areas of the business. Insanity is a highly collaborative business and the Business Affairs team works in collaboration with all departments. We are looking for someone who is a not afraid to roll up their sleeves. No two days are the same, so you’ll need to be able to think fast on your feet and actively respond to matters as they arise in a professional and pragmatic manner. This role provides a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic and fast-paced entertainment company. You’ll also gain valuable experience in-house and the opportunity to work closely with our digital, broadcast and music departments in a varied and exciting role.

Requirements

Duties and responsibilities

  • Developing and implementing tools and processes to improve efficiency
  • Liaising with different parts of the business
  • Assisting with the drafting of agreements and documents
  • Reviewing agreements and documents
  • Confident in drafting and negotiating basic agreements
  • Working on ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed
  • Assisting in providing legal training to all areas of the business
  • Advice to all departments on a variety of day-to-day legal issues
  • Document management including maintaining relevant template agreements and clauses
  • Assisting in employee on-boarding and off-boarding
  • Ad-hoc support

Specifications

Required:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Diligent and dependable with a strong work ethic
  • Business acumen and an understanding of Insanity’s business and the wider entertainment industry
  • Professional with the ability to build trust and rapport with stakeholders
  • Ability to work well independently and contribute to the team
  • Demonstrated ability to think clearly and quickly under pressure in fast-paced entertainment environment
  • Ability to solve problems

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of: Law Degree; the GDL; the LPC; CILEX qualification; and/or a paralegal practice award, certificate, diploma or higher diploma.

Working conditions

The role is usually carried out during normal business hours from the company’s head office situated within Sony Music Entertainment’s offices close to High Street Kensington. On occasion, the job may require evening or weekend work, remote working or work-related travel for new business opportunities.

 

The typical working day will be eight hours with an hour for lunch. Start time allows for flexibility within core business hours. May offer flexible working hours at the discretion of the Directors.

 

The job may involve working with challenging stakeholders or clients, from time to time.

 

Insanity is committed to equality of opportunity for all and is committed to hiring a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.