Experienced Commercial, IT and IP lawyer (interim) at Tech company

Recruiter
Lexoo
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
J-7002
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level, Senior Level

Lexoo is one of Europe’s leading legal technology companies. We are revolutionising the legal market by helping enterprise businesses quickly connect with our global network of world-class lawyers through our digital curated marketplace platform.

We are currently looking for an experienced Commercial lawyer to join our client, a dynamic and innovative Tech company.

Description

  • provide legal support and advise on legal aspects of commercial transactions
  • review, draft and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements (B2B SaaS contracts, software licenses, master services agreements, partnership agreements, standard terms and conditions) 
  • advise on all aspects of data privacy, data protection and GDPR
  • assist internal stakeholders with various legal queries
  • liaise with external counterparties and governmental authorities
  • maintain a suite of internal templates and policies
  • advise on IP issues
  • help the business market the company's product effectively and in compliance with all applicable laws
  • occasional company secretarial work

Particulars

  • start: ASAP
  • duration: up to 5 months with a possibility of further extension
  • location: London
  • schedule: at least 4 days per week but ideally full-time (some remote working is possible)
  • compensation: competitive

Requirements and qualifications

  • excellent academic credentials
  • a minimum of three years' post-qualification experience acquired at a top-tier law firm and in-house experience
  • prior IT, Tech, Fintech, Telecoms or Media industry experience either in-house and/or private practice
  • Solid understanding of data privacy laws and practical implications of data protection related issues
  • working knowledge of employment and general corporate law preferred, but not required
  • qualified in England & Wales (or in an overseas jurisdiction having worked in the UK for at least 2 years)
  • current practising certificate (or equivalent) allowing to practise as a lawyer in the UK
  • right to work and reside in the UK
  • self-starter, ability to work independently with little supervision
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong commercial acumen and understanding of business needs
  • ability to manage conflicting priorities

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