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Corporate Counsel - Video

Corporate Counsel - Video

Job ID 
610810
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
15/01/2018
Company 
Amazon Instant Video Limited
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Job Description

Locations Available: London, UK
Salary – Competitive Package + Competitive Benefits

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come to make history with Amazon’s legal department. Amazon is a leader in global e-commerce, and our innovative content and devices change the way people find, discover and buy products and services.

We are looking for a talented lawyer to support our rapidly growing and evolving digital video business. Our work is intellectually challenging, exciting and fast-paced. Developing innovative solutions to novel legal questions is part of our daily business. You will serve as a lawyer responsible for counseling the business on a broad range of commercial and regulatory matters and structuring, drafting and negotiating commercial licensing agreements for the distribution of digital video on the Amazon video service. You will provide day-to-day advice in a wide range of legal areas, including digital media, consumer products, marketing, commercial contracts and regulatory compliance. You will be part of the legal team that supports our growing digital and devices business throughout Europe.

The position is based in London but some travel may be required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Fully qualified lawyer with outstanding academic qualifications
  • Minimum 4 years post-qualification legal experience with at least two years in an international law firm, ideally with some experience supporting commercial transactions, licensing or other intellectual property work
  • Minimum 2 years post-qualification legal experience working in Australia
  • International degree (LL.M.)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to act as a business partner to our business teams
  • Outstanding legal and business judgment
  • Proven ability to deal with ambiguity and to work well with all levels of employees and management
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast paced environment
  • The ability to function as part of a European and global legal team and autonomously when required
  • Excellent English skills are a must

Preferred Qualifications

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Open for application from 16 February until 19 of March 2018