veröffentlicht am 13.02.2018

DAZN Perform Group

Associate Legal Counsel DACH (m/f), DAZN; CL-3

Now live – a fantastic opportunity to join the legal team of DAZN, the dynamic and ever-growing sports streaming service. We are delighted to announce that a new position has opened up in our team based just outside of Munich. If you’re interested, apply now to be amongst the first to be considered for this role! Check out DAZN here.

Job Details

Department: 15-388 – OTT - Legal
Job Title: Associate Legal Counsel DACH (m/f)
Reports To (title): Legal Counsel (DACH)
Career Level: CL3
Location: Germany – Ismaning (near Munich)
Hours of Work: 40
Line Management Responsibility: No

What’s your new role about?

As Associate Legal Counsel, you will provide legal support to all parts of the DAZN business in DACH, which includes commercial, contentious, intellectual property, regulatory and property matters across various jurisdictions (with assistance from outside counsel, where necessary). You will work under the direction of the Legal Counsel (DACH). You will occasionally provide German legal advice to other divisions within the Perform Group, such as Media (the division responsible for Perform’s global and local sports media properties and platforms, which includes and and Content (the division responsible for the collection, production, and distribution of data, editorial and video content for sports competitions).

The role represents a fantastic opportunity for a media and/or commercial lawyer to move into one of the most exciting businesses in the sports industry.

This role will be based in DAZN’s offices in Ismaning (near Munich), Germany.

What will you do in your new role? % of role
Negotiate and draft major sports rights deals in DACH 30
Negotiate and draft distribution agreements with partners in DACH 30
Pick up and lead the legal support on important projects for the DACH business 15
Negotiate and draft high value contracts with technology service providers in DACH 15
Provide legal research on German case law and EU regulations 5
Provide legal support to other divisions within the Perform Group on an ad hoc basis 5
Do you have these essentials to be considered for an interview? Skill Level (out of 4)
2 – 4 years’ experience as a lawyer qualified in German law 4
Having trained at and subsequently worked in a highly successful and recognised commercial team either in private practice, or a strong in-house team in the media sector 4
Experience of copyright licensing, whether relating to the acquisition and/or distribution of content 4
Experience with data protection law to ensure compliance with GDPR and other European data protection requirements. 3
Excellent technical legal skills, especially first-class drafting and interpretative abilities 4
Experience with a wide range of commercial and/or technology services contracts 3
An excellent ability to write and speak German and English 4
Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills 4
A willingness to operate out of his or her comfort zone and a willingness to play a proactive role in developing DAZN’s legal function 3
Ability to conduct research and draft reports related to German law 3


These are the perform competencies you’ll need to succeed in your role...

  • Planning & Organising - Ability to set priorities, goals and time tables to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Communicating with Impact - Ability to effectively communicate complicated legal points in easy to understand commercial language.
  • Drive & Energy – Naturally self-motivated and able to work autonomously. Willing to put in extra time and effort in demanding situations; goes the “extra mile” to ensure the goal is met.
  • Flexibility- Adapts effectively to challenging work-loads & different situations even when under pressure.
  • Adaptability - Ability to adapt to changing business needs, cultures, conditions and work responsibilities.

If you haven’t got a fell for the culture at DAZN, then read on...

DAZN is a live sports streaming service that allows fans to watch their sport, their way, live or on-demand. With access to the world’s best sports, fans can watch their favourite teams, leagues and players anytime, anywhere, for one simple, affordable price and with no long-term contract. DAZN has over 8,000 live events a year and features the widest array of live sports ever offered on one TV service. DAZN has the ability to play, pause and rewind anytime with no commercial interruptions and no long-term commitments.
We have a strong team with experts from Netflix, Amazon Video, BBC iPlayer, YouView and Now TV. We’re working to launch into new global markets every year.
DAZN is currently available in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Canada and Japan on most connected devices including Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets and games consoles. DAZN is a part of Perform, a leading global sports media group.
We like to consider ourselves a progressive, dynamic, fun and fast-paced global sports media broadcasting company.
Here are some of the things you can expect working at DAZN: collaboration, innovation, ever-changing, empowerment, steep learning curve and personal development.
There’s more…… You’ll have access to the Perform online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding Refer a Friend scheme. If you fancy a move abroad; Perform are currently seeking the best talent in a number of countries around the world!

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