Legal Counsel, Dentsu Creative Job at Dentsu Aegis Network – London

Job Title:
Legal Counsel, Dentsu Creative

Job Description:
Role Purpose

The role will be broad – including everything from client RFI/RFP advisory work and client contract negotiation to inbound supplier contracts, protection, and licensing of IP, crafting templates and processes, as well as contributing to initiatives (such as training, pro bono, mentoring, working groups) within the dentsu international Legal & Compliance team.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supporting the provision of legal and strategic advice to stakeholders at various levels of the organisation (including executive-level boards and committees) on intellectual property, data protection, corporate, litigation and compliance matters to protect dentsu’s commercial interests.

Providing legal guidance and negotiation support for the development and deployment of new creative technology initiatives for the benefit of dentsu and its clients.

Developing and delivering training and risk management initiatives to assist management and supporting functions such as Procurement and New Business teams in strategically managing legal risks.

Managing and mentoring interns and trainees, including acting as a role-model for such individuals and supervising their professional and functional development objectives.

Supporting management of external legal counsel in a variety of matters on Dentsu Creative legal matters.

Person Specification

A member of a law society or accredited bar organisation, with 2+ years’ post-qualification experience.

A commercial lawyer with experience in technology, intellectual property, data protection and/or corporate law.

Ability to work independently, take initiative and be pro-active in addressing new matters or challenges

Possess a strong commercial acumen to efficiently compare the relevant legal risks to the scope of commercial strategy and corporate objectives

Ability to collaborate with colleagues across teams and jurisdictions

It would also be nice for you to have.

A background in the creative services

A desire to learn more about new areas of law and the wider industry

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international headquartered in London operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 48,000 dedicated specialists. We help clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative. www.dentsu.com

Working with us

Joining dentsu international, you’ll join a team of 48,000 people. It’s an opportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences. We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

Inclusion and Diversity

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. We believe in equal opportunities for everyone. We won’t define people by their race, gender, sexual-orientation, age or disability. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about. So, whether you’re joining us, or looking to move to a different part of the business, we work hard to make sure we create equal opportunities for everyone.


Global Functions

Time Type:
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About the Company

Company: Dentsu Aegis Network –

Company Location:  London

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