Profession

Entertainment Lawyer


Description

Entertainment attorneys are responsible for the legal needs of those in the entertainment industry. The service opportunity for attorneys in this industry includes drawing up contracts, carrying out negotiations, writing out agreements, and sorting out copyrights, trademarks, endorsements, and sponsorships. Entertainment attorneys also represent celebrities in lawsuits for or against them, as well as protecting their rights.Like any attorney, an entertainment attorney has to graduate from law school and pass the bar exam, and then have a thorough understanding of the entertainment industry, the issues that impact it, and the field of entertainment they might like to specialize in. Entertainment attorneys might work for entertainment companies or independently

Job Prospect

Medium

Work Environment

Entertainment lawyers can work in law firms or as in-house counsel for corporations. This type of attorney tends to practice in entertainment hubs such as Lagos, Abuja, Porthacourt etc.

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Bachelor

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Law