Deputy General Counsel - In House
Moneysupermarket Group – Deputy General Counsel - In House – Commercial / IP / IT Lawyer - 7+ pqe – London
Our client, Moneysupermarket Group, is leading UK based technology business which provides information to consumers on how to save money on their household bills. In 2017, the Group helped nearly eight million families save an estimated £2bn, including five million people who saved money on their insurance, two million who got a better deal on their finances and over half a million households that switched their energy supplier. They are passionate about making a real difference by helping every household in the UK, save money.
This is an exciting time for the legal team, who seek a senior commercial lawyer to join them, delivering high quality, business-focused legal advice and playing a key leadership role. As Moneysupermarket Group continues to grow and develop in the tech world, this role presents a fantastic opportunity for a career minded lawyer with a passion for an innovative, fun and fast paced organisation. Candidates will have at least 7 years’ experience of commercial legal matters including contract, commercial, data protection and competition law.
This Deputy GC role reports to the Group GC and Company Secretary. Candidates will need to be comfortable with stakeholder management and be able to work collaboratively across the company on many levels. You need to be a proactive, self-starter with gravitas and confidence to lead the day to day running of the legal team.
Responsibilities (not exclusively) will include:
1) Managing a team of 3 lawyers and take day to day responsibility for operational legal work across the Group;
2) Advising on strategic projects and transactions;
3) Advising on new legal and regulatory developments e.g. data protection, IP, electronic marketing and competition matters;
4) Providing continuous leadership, supervision, training and development for the team;
5) Having excellent relationship management, planning, influencing, organisational and communication skills;
Moneysupermarket Group prides itself on supporting its people so that they can be themselves and realise their potential. Their offices is are open plan and collaborative with informal dress code and friendly colleagues. Moneysupermarket Group operate a flexible working environment and offer competitive salaries as well as an excellent benefits package. You will be rewarded with a challenging work and an inclusive and dynamic culture.
For more information please contact our exclusively retained consultant Megan Williams at Marsden Group at Megan.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0203 078 6983. Any third party or direct applications made to Moneysupermarket Group will be forwarded to Megan for consideration.
The band of PQE advertised does not intend to preclude applications from those candidates that may have more or less PQE. Our intention is only to indicate a guideline as to how long we would expect a qualified lawyer to have practised so as to have gained the necessary skills for the role as described.
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