Legal Counsel Music (F/H/NB)

  • CDI
  •  Saint Mandé - Val de Marne
  •   il y a 723 jours

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Vue d'ensemble

Ubisoft's 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players' lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.

Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Job Description

Within Ubisoft's International Headquarters, our Legal team is composed of approximately 70 people, organized by division with dedicated lawyers for each area of expertise. We are looking for creative, ground-breaking talent, innovating and disruptive business professionals whose area of expertise happens to be legal. Like us, you are passionate about games, about people and communication, and want to have a transformative impact in this fast moving ever evolving legal world. You are not afraid to experiment, try and try again until you succeed and are always positive. You are mindful, emotionally intelligent, adaptable and a real strategic business partner.

As a Legal Counsel - Music, you're at the heart of what makes Ubisoft so unique: content. Your days will be filled with music-related problem-solving equations, devious questions which answers are never black or white and have multicultural legal implications. Internationally and culturally diverse professionals from around the world who strive at finding the next innovative breakthrough in game development and player experience will become your best friends and look up to you for disruptive and innovative legal advice breaking the boundaries of any current and future rules and regulations.

You are responsible for building the most innovative legal solutions that comply with current regulations in all countries where Ubisoft operates. You work upstream to identify the best strategy, to assess and manage risks and to provide support in implementing such solutions. Your ultimate goal is to allow our creators to use the best music pieces.

As a Legal Counsel, your main missions are:

  • You draft, review and negotiate all sorts of music-related agreements in English, for a variety of third-party contractual relationships, including licensing, commissions, distribution;
  • You provide strategic and practical advice to Ubisoft's production teams, summarizing and communicating legal concepts that production people can use;
  • You are the one to call for any music-off-the-wall-content question production teams have, and you provide tips and tricks for the teams to move forward;
  • You support, accompany, and train all creative teams around the globe to give them the best legal reflexes needed to boost their creativity. You will collaborate with other legal counsels around the globe to develop the tools needed for such training;
  • You always keep an ear out for any shift in a legal landscape and business developments in the video game industry and other disruptive industries which could impact directly or indirectly production subjects;
  • You ensure conformity with Ubisoft's business needs, policies and risk tolerance;
  • You anticipate and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes;
  • You manage and work closely with specialized outside counsels on any pre-litigation touchy situations.



Profil(s) recherché(s)


To be successful in this position, you have strong experience in music law, preferably in-house, in an international environment.

If you want to join us to take up this challenge and you recognize yourself in the following statements, then don't hesitate!

  • You are comfortable working on various contracts in the music publishing and recorded music fields; drafting and negotiating under any legislations.
  • You either have separate or combined experiences in the publishing and master fields. You are expert in synchronization licenses and have a strong experience with collective management bodies.
  • You are not afraid of project management aspects; both comfortable in streamlining processes and analyzing in depth.
  • Bilingual English and French, meaning really bilingual, you're at ease switching orally and in writing from one language to the other and can negotiate in Shakespeare's language on the dot.
  • Emotionally intelligent and curious: you have excellent interpersonal skills with a highly motivated mindset. You have excellent legal and business-friendly judgment and are experienced in building consensus across cross-functional stakeholders.
  • You have experience working on multiple different projects simultaneously in a multilingual environment. You are born in a team-work spirit and environment!
  • Your negotiation motto is win-win. You keep cool whatever the circumstances. Moving in ambiguous and unknown fields does not scare you. Last but not least: you're not risk adverse.
  • Being a musician is a plus, loving music is a must!

Informations complémentaires

Additional Information

Don't hesitate and send us your application if you want to join us in this permanent position at our International HQ based in Saint-Mandé.

Joining Ubisoft means joining a company that sends you all the thrilling vibes and energy you can find in a startup, along with all the perks of a big company! These include:

  • Profit sharing
  • A workplace team dedicated to make your daily work experience at Ubisoft the best: Monday morning breakfasts, rest areas, gaming areas, free hot drinks and fresh fruit, discount on a wide range of shows?
  • And that's naming just a few!

If you are interested in this position and reckon you have what it takes, all you have left to do is send in your application via SmartRecruiters. We will get back to you within 3 weeks and if we think your profile matches the needs for the role, we will organize a 20-30 minutes phonecall, followed up by 2 to 3 interviews as well as a case study.

We look forward to reading you!!

Ubisoft offers the same job opportunities to all, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age. Ubisoft ensures the development of an inclusive work environment which mirrors the diversity of our gamers community.

The position is attached to the International Headquarters.


  • Type: Full-time
  • Function: Legal
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Date de publication initiale : 21/06/2022

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