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Legal Assistant

Posted November 22nd 2021

Job Title: Legal Assistant
Company: The Agency
Location: London
Reports to: Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs and Senior Associate Solicitor


The Agency represents all manner of writers and directors working in drama across film, television and theatre; from those at the peak of their careers to those at the very beginning.

The Agency works with other successful book agencies representing their clients’ media rights and in addition, The Agency have a bespoke children’s literary department. What binds the team at The Agency is their enthusiasm for their clients, great drama and the deal-making that facilitates it.


The role encompasses assisting two lawyers in the legal and business affairs department and providing administrative support. It requires a calm, courteous and organised multi-tasker. Legal Assistant responsibilities will include:

• being the first point of contact for the legal and business affairs office, across phones, emails and welcoming for meetings
• typing and transcribing
• some client liaison
• assisting in marking up contracts (legal training will be provided)
• managing diaries

Assistants are currently working a 4-day office and 1 day remote per week pattern which is subject to review.


We welcome applications from candidates who demonstrate the following:

• Core skills of confidence, administrative capability, and responsibility
• A friendly and professional manner
• Someone comfortable handling a high volume of work
• Prioritises well and performs tasks with attention to detail
• A passion for film, TV and theatre would be expected
• You will be required to gain excellent knowledge of clients’ material so that you can talk to industry contacts with insight and authority
• This is a perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and highly organised individual
• Have a good knowledge of computing systems / digital / social media
• A knowledge or interest in the legal sector would be a bonus

Salary: £25,000 PA
Start date: ASAP
Closing date: Monday 29th November 2021

We’re an equal opportunities employer and are keen to encourage applications from individuals from under-represented groups.

Currently not accepting any more applications

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