Frtyfve Records – Junior Lawyer (UK)

frtyfve records launched in 2018 as a label for emerging independent artists and is rethinking every element of how a music business works with the next generation of talent.

From discovering new artists through data alone & signing talent globally, through to delivering the marketing and audience development services that independently minded artists need most, frtyfve is all about doing things differently. 

In 18 months the label has built a catalogue of over 1,000 recordings, topped 200,000,000 streams and achieved major chart success with back to back UK Christmas #1s. 

We are currently seeking a junior lawyer to join our team. This role will provide business and legal affairs support to legal and contractual matters. Our typical agreements cover distribution, licensing and publishing. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Work with the A&R team to draft contracts to send out to lawyers/managers/artists
  • Negotiate key contracts, taking contracts from initial stages through to completion in an effective manner 
  • Pitch frtyfve/partnership opportunities to artists, management companies and independent labels. 
  • Build strong relationships with artists, lawyers, management companies and independent labels
  • Use hubspot to track artist deals 
  • Keep up to date with current and future trends in music, music business, digital trends & pop culture which you think could be beneficial for the label and our artists. 
Skills: 
  • A good knowledge and understanding of contemporary music
  • Understanding of basic music partnerships and contracts  
  • Organised 
  • Confident in meeting, communicating and pitching frtyfve & opportunities to potential partners 
  • Good initiative-driven pro-active approach to the role
  • Confident in working alone and within a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and make decisions quickly
  • A strong sense of team spirit, to support colleagues and partners
To Apply

Applications to be sent to [email protected] with the subject line: “Junior Lawyer – Application {INSERT NAME}”

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