Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs - Nordics

Counsel, Business & Legal Affairs - Nordics


Stockholm, Sweden

We are now seeking an experienced film and TV lawyer to join our Business & Legal Affairs team, for work in a broad and interesting role.

As a successful candidate, you will work alongside creative partners to structure, negotiate, and draft production/licensing/talent agreements and harmonize Netflix objectives within production, business, and legal frameworks in the Nordics. You will also advise on intellectual property and union matters.

We seek out colleagues who are extremely comfortable making decisions that have both business and legal impact, and who will become trusted partners for both our internal production teams and external partners.

The ideal candidate will have direct experience with deal-making and media production issues in the Nordics, across different genres. Experience in licensing would be appreciated. The role requires a good knowledge and willingness to dive into intricacies in the multi-territory Nordics region - with a curiosity to understand business and policy impact, an ability to think out of the box, and flexibility to quickly pivot within a strategy.

Required Qualifications:

  • Law degree;
  • 5+ years of entertainment experience with both business and legal aspects of production and licensing;
  • Strong business acumen and ability to negotiate business terms, with an adaptable negotiation style;
  • Strong analytical (strategic and creative) capabilities and judgment;
  • Excellent drafting skills;
  • Strong communication skills (candor, honesty);
  • Curiosity and willingness to tackle matters outside their area of expertise;
  • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight time frames in a fast‐paced environment;
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively cross‐functionally, think pragmatically, and be solution‐oriented;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds;
  • Comfortable traveling internationally;
  • Fluency in English is required, fluency in a Nordic language is a big plus;
  • This position will be based in Stockholm, with regular travel, primarily in the Nordics and EMEA.

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