Reporting to the Chief Executive and working with the rest of the management board we are now looking to recruit a legal counsel for a large growing law firm in Sheffield. The role will work as a number 2 to the Chief executive who will be responsible for the following:
*Negotiate a broad range of commercial software and related service agreements, partner agreements and supplier terms.
*Co-ordinate and manage the supply of any external legal counsel resources which may be required
*Advise the exec team on corporate matters including but not limited to business liability, HR and regulatory matters such as export control, data protection and contract/competition law
*Advise and comment on the litigation funding contracts
*Establish and maintain internal policies and processes, templates and guidelines to develop and improve business efficiencies.
As an In-House Legal Counsel, you will be:
*Self-driven, multi-tasker, efficient, collaborative, and analytical
*Prepared to invest whatever is required to get the job done
*Flexible to the changing needs of the business
*Well organized with strong prioritisation skills
*Flexible in terms of client and team support across time zones
*Able to quickly grasp complex technical software and engineering solutions
*Able to take the lead in high value contract negotiations
*Able to delegate to and supervise internal employees and external counsel where appropriate
*Able to travel occasionally to support agreement negotiation as required
For more information on this role please contact Robert Addy on 0114 2418030 or click apply today below.