Senior Legal Counsel
Salary £80,000 - £90,000 per annum
Consultant Jon Lucas
Date posted 07 December 2018 2018-12-072019-01-06 legal UK Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
FTSE-listed technology company based in the northern home counties are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel for a 12-month period, covering maternity leave.
About the Role
The Senior Legal Counsel will be given the opportunity to play a key role in a wide variety of work, including:
- Drafting, reviewing and leading negotiations on a variety of commercial agreements including technology, e-commerce, marketing, logistics, procurement distribution and licensing
- Providing advice to key stakeholders on data privacy issues
- Managing relationships with external counsel
- Leading training initiatives across the company on legislation changes
This role requires a qualified lawyer with at least 7 years’ PQE, although applications from all levels will be considered on merit. The critical factor is that you are able to demonstrate a proven track record of successfully leading complex commercial contract negotiations within an in-house environment. You must be comfortable building relationships with stakeholders across the organisation, whilst also possessing the humility to deal with the more routine tasks when required.
This vacancy is for a February start, so individuals on up to one month’s notice in their current role, can be considered.