Principal Counsel, Partnerships Legal, UK & Ireland

Netflix

Netflix

Legal, Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with 270 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, films and games across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can play, pause and resume watching as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, and can change their plans at any time.
Netflix seeks an experienced transactional lawyer to provide legal support for its Europe Middle East and Africa operations, with focus on UK/Ireland. The successful candidate will support the Netflix partnerships team (i.e. business development, product innovation, finance, partner marketing, network) in establishing strategic partnerships across a wide range of partners in the telecommunications, internet service providers, and consumer electronic spaces, and provide legal counseling with respect to a wide range of topics related to Netflix's EMEA operations.
As part of the Netflix team, you will help define the Netflix brand and shape the future of digital entertainment in an environment where collaboration between legal and business thrives. Learn more about life at Netflix here. The ideal candidate will welcome the opportunity to be part of a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization and thrive in new and developing areas of the law.
QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have 9+ years of broad-based international transactional experience, preferably with a focus on technology, telecommunications, and/or the media industry. This includes familiarity with common and civil law jurisdictions. In-house experience is preferred. Expertise in drafting and negotiating complex partnership arrangements, including outbound and inbound licensing agreements, distribution agreements, and marketing agreements. Experience with consumer protection and e-commerce laws is a plus. Fluency in English is required, and working knowledge of an additional EMEA language is desirable.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The successful candidate will also possess the following:
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical judgment and proactive, independent work ethic
  • Effective cross-functional collaboration and practical, solution-oriented thinking
  • Willingness to tackle challenges outside expertise
  • A passion for innovation, courage, and curiosity in a fast-paced environment that values freedom and responsibility
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