PRS For Music – Technology Lawyer

Posted on 18th August 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Technology
Location London
Deadline 9th September 2022

Job Description

Apply here by 9 September 2022


PRS for Music are recruiting for a qualified Technology Lawyer. This is a newly created role, and is being offered on a full time, permanent basis.

The successful applicant will have good commercial experience and support the business on all matters related to IT and Technology procurement and related agreements. You will be responsible for reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts and other commercial documents, with a particular emphasis on technology and IT

About the Legal team

PRS for Music are a company founded on a legal concept and the Legal team is at the heart of everything they do. The company’s in-house law firm with industry experts providing specialist legal advice across all areas of the business. They are a grounded, solutions orientated group that strives to embrace a values led culture; and they organise themselves around the “5Cs” of Corporate, Commercial, Contentious, Compliance and Copyright. They do strategy, policy, governance and anti-piracy as well as the nuts and bolts of legal work. PSR for Music focus on continuing to develop their diverse team into essential business partners.

About You

Qualified solicitor, with a minimum of 2 years PQE gained in-house and/or in private practice with relevant technology experience

Excellent written and verbal communication with the ability to build strong relationships with all colleagues within the organisation you will enjoy working as part of a wider team

Knowledge of the music industry is an advantage, though not essential.


-> Degree level qualification (2:1 (or above) LLB in Law or equivalent)

-> A minimum of 2 years PQE

About Us

PRS for Music operates at the centre of the UK music industry and is one of the leading music rights organisations globally. They undertake collective rights management on behalf of over 160,000 members. They protect and optimise the value of rights entrusted to us, distributing royalties with market leading transparency and efficiency when music is performed, broadcast, streamed, downloaded, reproduced, played in public or used in film and TV.

Why PRS?

PRS care. They will help you grow throughout your career and invest in your development. Lawyers at PRS have gained invaluable industry experience working on their matters and have been sponsored on specialist courses (e.g. post graduate diplomas in copyright and competition law) as well privacy qualifications (e.g. CIPP/E) and business/management courses including MBAs and equivalent.

The company has worked hard at PRS for Music to create a culture where each colleague can bring their true selves to work and thrive.

PRS want you to have the work/life balance you need, so their flexible working approach covers both location and hours. You can work with your manager to find the hours that work best for you, as long as you are available for meetings when needed. PRS even provide the opportunity twice a year to work remotely, for up to a month at a time, in the UK or abroad.

PRS love music and host events so they can socialise as a team and share their passion. From their legendary Christmas Gig and PRS Presents to quizzes, drag queen bingo, comedy nights and team socials. Wellbeing is high on the agenda with a full programme of events, webinars, and initiatives, plus a team of Mental Health First Aiders to ensure everyone is happy, healthy and engaged.

Apply here by 9 September 2022

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