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Legal Counsel
Rights & Broadcast
Posted on 6/8/2022
Hammersmith, London, UK
Experience Level
  • Around 2-4 years of PQE, having trained at and subsequently worked in a successful and recognised commercial/media/sports team either in private practice, or a strong in-house team (although this is only a guide, and significant weight will be given to the factors below)
  • Excellent technical legal skills, especially first-class drafting, commercial negotiating and problem-solving abilities
  • Enthusiasm for sport and a willingness and passion to learn about the sports rights market
  • Experience of working on matters with a moderate to high degree of autonomy
  • A well-rounded personality with the capacity to create, develop and maintain strong relationships and work effectively with others from a wide range of professional and non-professional disciplines
  • A willingness to operate out of your comfort zone and the motivation to play a proactive role in developing DAZN's legal function
  • Previous legal experience in relation to sports rights acquisition and distribution, OTT platforms & players, broadcasting and the TMT sector more generally
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the sports rights industry and the competitive landscape for DAZN
  • You will draft and negotiate core sports rights acquisition and licensing agreements
  • You will assist in rights tender reviews and the preparation of bids for media rights of premium sports properties
  • You will provide legal support for business stakeholders on a range of matters relating to strategic rights partnerships and the broader global media rights strategy
  • You will work closely with other members of the DAZN legal team across various specialisms to assist in wider DAZN projects (e.g. corporate, technology, new markets, IP)
  • You will work with and manage external legal counsel as required

1,001-5,000 employees

Live sports streaming service
Company Overview
DAZN's mission is to connect fans to the sports they love, their way. It’s that simple. DAZN is the leading global sports streaming service and it is fast becoming an indispensable part of sports fans’ lives as the world’s leading sport destination.
Company Core Values
  • Ambitious - everyone here wants to make a big impact at a personal, company and customer level.
  • Inventive - pushing boundaries, never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers.
  • Passionate - this means showing commitment and pride in what we do every day.
  • Brave - you need to get stuck in. Bring initiative but don’t be afraid of asking for help.
  • Supportive - we look out for each other and strive for inclusion and diversity in all we do.