In-House Legal Counsel 4-9 PQE (SaaS + Open Source) • Tech Scale-up • Number 2 to GC • UK / flexible

Recruiter
Found Legal
Location
London / Thames Valley / Reading / Bristol / Manchester / Birmingham / Leeds / Newcastle / Edinburgh
Salary
Highly lucrative package above market rate
Posted
10 May 2021
Closes
07 Jun 2021
Ref
202115
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

In House Legal Counsel (Technology) 4-9 PQE - Technology Scale-Up

We are working with one of the world’s most accomplished technology companies in their niche, who are seeking to hire a talented Legal Counsel with experience in the SaaS / Open Source software. The business has been around for over 6 years, with founders having completed other projects; there is good headcount globally and the company is steadily growing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

In this varied and broad role you will support this fast growing business on:

  • licensing and intellectual property
  • structuring, negotiating and drafting software development and advisory agreements
  • privacy issues and corporate governance.

You will be part of a small but highly professional legal team and handle matters across a number of jurisdictions. The role reports directly to General Counsel. There are excellent career prospects.

CORE REQUIREMENTS

  • 4-10 PQE
  • At least 3 years in-house with a software / SaaS company
  • UK / Ireland / NZ / AU qualified
  • Trained with a reputable firm
  • Experienced in negotiating and drafting software development and licensing agreements + privacy

WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN

  • Highly attractive package (base salary + bonus + benefits)
  • Extremely interesting work as part of a cutting edge technology business ('cutting edge' is an overused cliche but true in this case)
  • Professional and personal development including excellent training budget
  • Experience within a cutting edge technology organisation
  • Excellent company culture - values driven, centered around the individual; this is a place where you can be yourself at work
  • Great team - quirky, relaxed, very friendly and open minded
  • No politics
  • No micromanagement
  • Flexible / remote working options and excellent work-life balance
  • The role can be based anywhere in the UK and potentially in Europe (reach out for details)

NEXT STEPS
Your contact for this role is Mila Read, in-house tech legal recruiter and Director at Found Legal. Please apply below, via email, Found Legal website or pm Mila on LinkedIn:
www.found.legal
mila.read@found.legal
https://www.linkedin.com/in/milaread/
+447904848936


The recruitment process is fast and efficient. We work closely with the hiring team and will be able to best position you for this exciting opportunity. 

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