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Paralegal (Part Time - 4 days)

Warner Bros. Discovery

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Part time

Posted


Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role…

As Paralegal, reporting to the VP Legal, Employment, you will provide paralegal support to the employment legal team.

Production Employment Legal, EMEA & APAC

  • Providing support to VP Legal, Employment in dealing with employment law issues on Film and Television productions (from appointment to termination and everything in between) involving employees, the self-employed and individuals supplied via loan out arrangements.

  • Assisting with the drafting and maintenance of international polices and workplace contracts for Film and TV production.

  • Liaising with other policy and contract stakeholders as necessary including Production P&C, Production Legal team, the EMEA Employment Legal team, the Production Employment Legal team in the US and the WBD Ethics & Compliance team.

Employment Legal EMEA (non-Production)

  • Providing general paralegal support to employment lawyers primarily based in the UK on a variety of matters. May be some work with lawyers in Europe.

  • Help co ordinating and collating advice for multi-jurisdictional projects and policy roll outs.

  • Working with Company Secretarial team to ensure appropriate paperwork/central record keeping with director/officer changes.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Employment law research in support of ongoing matters.

  • Updates/case reports to the UK employment legal team on developments in employment law.

  • Working with People Relations and P&C teams on workplace investigations and other employee relations matters.

  • Drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, with support from the team.

  • Working with external counsel in the UK and EMEA region, including support with billing and other onboarding tasks.

  • Providing day-to-day administrative assistance (including filing in a central legal directory, and chasing up contracts/outstanding matters, where appropriate)

  • Assisting with such other Employment Legal projects, as required from time to time.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • Law degree or equivalent qualification.

  • Previous paralegal experience (media paralegal experience preferable)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively at all levels within the company.

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail essential.

  • Professional proficiency in other European languages a bonus but not essential.

#LI-Hybrid

Hybrid Working - This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.
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