Legal Counsel / Solicitor - Commercial Contracts

United Kingdom

Fanatics

About the Role

Position Overview
Fanatics is seeking an experienced commercial/transactional deal lawyer to join Fanatics’ global legal team as Legal Counsel and reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel.

Responsibilities:
•Partner closely with Fanatics' Business Development and Business Affairs teams to structure, draft, negotiate and execute a variety of complex commercial transactions, including strategic rights acquisitions, licenses and operational agreements.
•Serve as a trusted business partner and creative problem-solver.
•Provide transactional legal advice to various departments across the organization, including engagement in proactive issue-spotting and risk assessment.
•Provide general advice with respect to key areas affecting the business and operations, including data protection, privacy and intellectual property matters
•Interpret and advise with respect to rights and obligations under Fanatics' agreements.

Requirements:
•Qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales.
•Significant post-qualification experience working on a wide range of sophisticated commercial transactions, including rights acquisition, intellectual property licensing, digital technology, e-commerce, and/or brand partnerships.

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About the Company

Fanatics is building the leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans, and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Leveraging these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as the global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings across the sports ecosystem.