Sinead Flanagan

Director | In-house Legal

London, UK

Sinead’s Recent placements

  • Head of Legal | Lexoo | London
  • Head of Commercial and Music | Moonbug | London
  • Senior Legal Advisor | ITV | London 
  • Associate General Counsel | The Trade Desk | London
  • Senior Business and Legal Affairs Manager | ITV | London
  • Senior Lawyer | Production | New Pictures

Sinead sits on the corporate and commercial team in our London office. Since 2011, she has worked with multinational conglomerates to build out their legal function. Sinead brings an in-depth knowledge of the media and entertainment industry including film, TV, publishing, gaming, sports, and music. Her experience also includes broad coverage across technology, telecommunications and FMCG sectors working with all levels of qualified solicitors up to General Counsels (GC)/Chief Legal Officers. She supports GCs and Heads of Legal in assessing the needs of their legal teams to ensure the highest quality and level of service for the business.

Sinead’s testimonials

General Counsel | Press Association

“I’ve worked with Sinead for nearly ten years and I have always been so happy with the people she’s introduced. It’s refreshing to work with someone who really listens to the brief and who is not at all afraid to suggest changes where required. I trust Sinead completely to understand what we need and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her.”

Louise Irwin, General Counsel, Press Association

General Counsel | Clarion

“Sinead is a pleasure to work with and brings a wealth of experience and insight to any legal recruitment process. She takes the time to understand her client’s requirements, the brief and the candidates. Sinead is responsive, resilient and adaptable. She is also highly intuitive and is able to represent her client’s brand and business to potential candidates fluently with clarity and energy, such that there are seldom any surprises in the ensuing interviews with suitable, well-matched interviewees. Sinead’s feedback is genuine, insightful and hugely valuable, the result of an analytical mind backed up with an abundance of emotional intelligence. In short, a very safe pair of hands with a good sense of humour too.”

Tom Jeans, General Counsel, Clarion

Legal Director, Music and Commercial | Moonbug

“Sinead completely understands the businesses and cultures that she is recruiting for and makes sure that she finds candidates that fit the brief. As a candidate I’ve always been impressed with Sinead’s communication, making sure that I’m kept informed every step of the way and ensuring that she always has the answers to the key questions that candidates will want to know. She’s a delight to work with and I look forward to working with her for many years to come.”

Victoria Davies, Legal Director, Moonbug

COO | New Pictures

“Sinead knows everyone in the industry and has placed me in various roles throughout my career. Recently Sinead helped me form my legal team. Unlike other recruiters, Sinead will only put forward candidates that have the requisite skills but will also suit your personality and company culture. Sinead is candid and will manage expectations for all clients, so you end up with the right person and the team.”

Lisa Selway, COO, New Pictures