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 operate a record label in partnership with Sony Music. Due to Insanity’s expansion, our Group Business Affairs team is growing, and we are seeking an efficient, organised and enthusiastic Paralegal to join us on our journey. You will work closely with the rest of the team on a broad range of exciting 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 our ever-expanding business. Insanity is a highly collaborative business, and the Business Affairs team works in close collaboration with all departments and are essential in ensuring that our colleagues and clients fulfill their creative and business goals.


We are looking for someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get involved in growing our clients’ careers and expanding our business. This is a demanding and fast-paced position that provides a great opportunity to be part of a dynamic and fast-paced entertainment company. We require someone who is able to learn quickly, exercise good judgment, take initiative and can take full ownership of their assigned tasks and stakeholders. You’ll need to be able to think fast on your feet and actively tackle those inevitable last-minute surprises with a degree of confidence and pragmatism.


You’ll gain valuable experience within an in-house team with the opportunity to work closely with our digital, broadcast and music departments in a varied and exciting role. You’ll be part of a dynamic company that is always looking to the future and ways that we can best service our clients and expand our business. We offer a flat organsiational structure with a highly collaborative team who are constantly sharing ideas and upskilling.


If you’re someone who is deeply passionate about what you do and would love to work with likeminded individuals in a company that advocates autonomy and individual responsibility in order to foster out of the box thinking, apply now! This is a great opportunity to get hands on experience at an innovative entertainment company.

Job requirements

Duties and responsibilities

  • Advice to all departments on a variety of day-to-day legal issues
  • Advice to all departments on commercial deal structures and negotiation techniques
  • Assisting in company projects and corporate transactions
  • Assisting with the drafting of agreements and documents
  • Reviewing agreements and documents
  • Drafting and negotiating basic agreements
  • Developing precedents to improve departmental efficiency
  • Working on ad hoc projects and initiatives as needed
  • Assisting in providing legal training to all areas of the business
  • Document management including maintaining relevant template agreements and clauses
  • Developing and implementing tools and processes to improve efficiency
  • Assisting in employee on-boarding and off-boarding
  • Ad-hoc support

Specifications

Required:

  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Desire and willingness to take ownership and control of tasks and projects
  • Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise
  • Strong analytical (strategic and creative) capabilities and judgment
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross‐functionally, think pragmatically and be solution‐oriented
  • 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.

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.

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.