Commercial Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Location
England, London
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
08 Feb 2018
Ref
CXK 26491
Contact
Clare King
Vacancy Type
Barristers, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
Experience Level
Mid Level

Our client, a technology business, is looking to appoint a new legal counsel to lead their UK and Europe business from London. They are a highly successful subsidiary of a wider listed business and are looking for an experienced lawyer to work closely with the business and the wider legal function.

Our client is looking for:

  • A UK qualified solicitor with at least five years' post qualification experience, benefitting from private practice training and in-house experience
  • A lawyer with significant experience drafting and negotiating contracts and agreements for technology related contracts (including SaaS and software licensing) and general commercial contracts.
  • A lawyer who will be responsible for supporting product and sales teams on transactions, partnership opportunities and commercial deals.
  • You will be expected to have an understand of, and update the business on, regulatory changes including the GDPR (with support from a decided privacy team).
  • You will also contribute to the legal strategy in regard to product development.

Our client is looking for a lawyer with excellent commercial awareness and interpersonal skills, as you will be interfacing with all levels of the business. You will be rewarded with a collaborative and supportive environment within a fast-paced business. The client will also reward candidates with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits.

For further information, or a confidential discussion, please contact Clare King at SSQ via email: clare.king@ssq.com.

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