In-house Legal Counsel, Sports Data and Media Company

Location
London
Posted
28 Jan 2019
Closes
25 Feb 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

In-house Legal Counsel, Sports Data and Media Company

Our client, sports data and media company, is looking for an in-house solicitor to work closely with the Head of Legal in their London office. The successful applicant will work closely with various units of the business and advise upon a variety of commercial issues, draft and negotiate a range of commercial contracts and provide tailored legal solutions.

Responsibilities

  • All contractual matters, managing the process from heads of terms to completion, drafting special conditions, negotiating with client lawyers and having final agreements signed off by the CFO, updating all precedents and discussing best practice with Business Development Team
  • Assisting and supporting the Business Development Team in any public or private sector tender bid process and the CEO/Chief Commercial Officer in any strategic partnership negotiations
  • Dealing with any regulatory and compliance issues including Gambling license application
  • General transaction and documentation support for the CFO
  • Company secretarial matters including ensuring all relevant registers are updated
  • Any Enterprise Management Incentive options aspects, share transactions, stamp duty requirements and dealing with any employee options exercises
  • Ensuring soft and hard copy files of all contractual and company secretarial matters are kept and are easily and quickly accessible

Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified solicitor with 2-4 years PQE but individuals outside of this range are also encouraged to apply.
  • In-house experience is advantageous
  • Experience of drafting general commercial contracts and ideally software and sales related agreements

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