Interim Legal Counsel (coverage maternity leave)
Stage Entertainment is one of the world’s largest musical theatre producers and owners. We have offices and own theatres across Europe and in New York and produce some of the biggest titles in musical theatre. Our international show portfolio ranges from iconic titles such as Mamma Mia!, Chicago, Lazarus, Disney’s The Lion King and Aladdin to originally developed work from within the group such as Anastasia and Tina – The Tina Turner Musical, a wide variety of shows that excite broad audiences from London to New York, from Madrid to Hamburg, and from Amsterdam to Paris.
‘Touching hearts, creating memories’ is our mission and with 3,000 brilliant, talented, diverse individuals worldwide we deliver a premium experience to those 10 million people who visit a Stage Entertainment production or venue each year.
We live, breathe and dream live entertainment, are connected by a shared passion and put our heart and soul into everything we do. We respect everyone’s talents and embrace our differences and the unique role we each play in the bigger team.
As a leading company we have the unique combination of sophisticated creative and business capabilities, while we keep pace with change, always explore new directions and look for ways to improve and innovate.
Are you our Legal Counsel who shares our passion and dares to challenge and likes to be challenged?
Overview of the Legal department Team
The Group Legal Department function is the Centre of Excellence for Legal that services the different functional areas and countries we are producing live entertainment in. The team is led by an experience Group Director Enabling Services (HR and Legal)
The way the Legal function operates is based on the 'One Company' philosophy of intensive co-operations with a closely-knit international legal expert community.
Your key responsibilities/ Focus areas
You will be the point of contact for the business (in the Netherlands and throughout the world). An important part of your time will be spent on drafting, reviewing, negotiating of contracts, which include commercial contracts, investment contracts, IT-contracts and ticketing agreements. Furthermore, you will be involved in all legal matters around our international production. In addition you will advise in the area of privacy, data protection as well as mitigating risks, ensuring compliance thereof, and creating awareness within the operating entities. In conjunction with the paralegal you will be involved in the corporate activities throughout the Stage Entertainment Group. Finally, you will be monitoring (together with the Group Director Enabling Services and the paralegal) the obligations under the global financing and security package Important part of the role is to provide pro-active, pragmatic, practical and analytical legal advice.
- Are a qualified LL.M lawyer (Dutch or German)
- Have at least 5 years of relevant experience gained as a lawyer at a top tier firm and or as an in-house counsel with an international operating company
- Have sound knowledge of commercial and corporate contracts
- Are a team player, pro-active smart lawyer and good negotiator with a pragmatic approach and determined to achieve high-quality results
- Are fluent writing and speaking skills in Dutch, English and German
Are you result driven while keeping an eye for the legal detail? Are you able to work with a high degree of independence while striving to achieve solutions which respect the interests all stakeholders and you do this with enthusiasm and pleasure for your profession? Then we are looking for You!