In House Commercial Solicitor

Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
£350 - £450 per day
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
14 Jul 2021
Ref
Req/580633
Contact
Rachael Jarvis
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Legal Counsel - 6 month day rate position inside IR35
Edinburgh based

We have a fantastic Legal Counsel contract position based in Edinburgh for a leading Asset Manager which will work closely with the Head of Department. You will be responsible for providing high quality legal advice to stakeholders across the business in relation to a wide range services focussing primarily, but not exclusively, on intellectual property, data protection, commercial contracts and outsourcing. The team also regularly collaborates with other areas of the Legal & Secretariat function globally.

Responsibilities
* Provide high quality legal advice and support to business stakeholders
* Advising on intellectual property, data protection and outsourcing
* Provide specialist legal, technical and commercial input to projects and commercial matters
* Support the delivery of key transformation programmes
* Attend and participate in forums, committees and projects as required
* Proactively influence effective governance in relation to legal matters
* Contribute to smarter ways of working within the legal function
* Develop and maintain highly effective partnerships with internal and external customers
* Manage the effective use of external legal firms and other suppliers
* Collaborate with members of the wider Legal & Secretariat function
* Proactively keep abreast of legal and relevant regulatory changes

Key Skills and Qualifications
* Fully qualified Scottish or English Solicitor
* Experience and knowledge of intellectual property laws, brand protection and trademarks
* Experience and knowledge of commercial contracts including drafting and negotiation
* Ideally experience and knowledge of regulations/laws affecting financial services businesses, with a particular focus on outsourcing, technology and data protection
* Familiarity with working with business stakeholders and commercial processes
* Strong relationship building, engagement and role modelling

Please apply as directed or If you would like further insight into this exciting position please contact for a confidential discussion.

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