Legal Manager

Legal Beijing, China Req. UMG-869


Are you a Lawyer interested in working in a dynamic in-house position? Would you like to work on interesting commercial projects of the world’s leader in music-based entertainment? If you answered yes, you have come to the right place! Universal Music Group are looking for a Legal Manager to join the team in China. The successful candidate will provide legal advisory and support to key stakeholders of various business functions.

Key responsibilities:

  • Draft, manage and negotiate contracts relating to various business activities, ensuring correct approvals and agreement by relevant parties.
  • Obtain necessary copyright certifications with publishing companies for audio and video works.
  • Manage rights protection litigation, working with external Lawyers on cases as required.
  • Identify and act on emerging legal affairs and changes.
  • Develop effective relationships with stakeholders to advise them on current and relevant legal policy, practice and information.

Your background:

  • Law Graduate with 5+ years of working experience. Experience with Copyright is preferred.
  • Good commercial sense and general commercial experience.
  • Able to build effective stakeholder relationships.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Fluent in Chinese and English.
  • Advanced project management skills, problem solving ability and highly organised.
  • Strong computer skills.

Interested? Please follow the link to submit your application today! Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

About Us:

Universal Music Group (UMG) is the world’s leading music and entertainment organisation, incorporating recorded music, music publishing and artist merchandise activities. The Group discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded music through a network of subsidiaries, joint ventures and licensees in 77 countries worldwide.

Universal Music has market leading artists in the Region including Jacky Cheung, Nana Ouyang, Sa Dingding, Eason Chan, Alan Tam, Priscilla Chan, Kelly Chen, SamSons, Dean, Siri Nurhaliza, Darren Espanto, Gentle Bones, A-Mei, and Yanzi Sun.

Universal’s Global roster includes Taylor Swift, Drake, Mumford and Sons, Lady GaGa, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Sam Smith, Metallica, Fall Out Boy, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Madonna, Andre Rieu, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Florence and the Machine, and many more.