Position Summary

Reporting into the Associate General Counsel EMEA, the successful candidate will play an integral role in the London office legal team and will be involved in a variety of commercial matters.

 

Primary Responsibilities

Assist the Associate General Counsel in supporting the business in EMEA, including:

  • Providing legal and business affairs support to the London office licensing team in EMEA;
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a variety of agreements including merchandise licensing agreements; master services agreements; letters of amendment; non-disclosure agreements;
  • Legal research;
  • Coordinating with a variety of stakeholders across the business.

 

Knowledge & Skills & Experience

  • Law degree or equivalent qualification;
  • Knowledge of intellectual property and licensing;
  • Experience in a law firm and/or in-house;
  • Excellent drafting skills with experience reviewing commercial contracts;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a close team in a busy environment;
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Understanding of a global entertainment company (desirable);
  • Positive attitude and a team player.

 

What to Expect
We offer a professional, fun and creative work environment. While we maintain a good balance between work and life, additional hours may be required at peak times or for specific initiatives. Travel between office locations internationally may be required on occasion.

The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment, and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children's entertainment properties in the world.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of people so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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