Entertainment Law

Entertainment Attorneys help their clients to understand legal agreements, ensuring that the terms are in their clients' best interests. They work with Recording Groups, Record Producers, Songwriters, Music Publishers, Record Label Executives, Music Producers and Composers.

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Starting Salaries

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1279348

Min. 

900000

Max. 

1617621

What you need to get started

  • 1 or more year of experience in media and entertainment law

  • Internships or working with law firms and lawyers in the field can be helpful

Employment Outlook

  • Opportunities to work independently or with an organization.

  • The salary in this field varies with time and experience

Educational Qualifications

  • LLB

  • LLM (Media & Entertainment Law)

Soft Skills

  • Analytical skills 

  • Strategic

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Drafting

  • Persuasive

  • Research

  • Socialising

  • Effective Communication

  • An eye for technicalities

  • Legal Writing

Technical Skills

  • MS Office 

  • Acrobat Reader

  • Contract drafting skills 

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Pralika Jain

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12 years of industry experience

An experienced lawyer, with specialisations in Media and Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Mergers and Acquisitions and Venture Capital law.
An alumnus of Government Law College, Mumbai and Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, Pralika has worked at several reputed law firms in India and abroad.

Pros


  • It is a very demanding field, people always resort to entertainment and media

  • It comprises of diverse fields such as music and publishing and many more

  • There is never a dull moment in this field

  • There are so many opportunities as new media houses keep coming up every now and then

  • It is a very well-paying job

Cons

  • The clients can be quite insufferable

  • It involves a lot of contract drafting

  • The hours are unforgiving

Noteworthy companies of the field

  • Nishith Desai Associates

  • J. Sagar Associates

  • DSK Legal

  • Reed Smith

  • Dentons

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