Lead UK Legal Counsel 4+ PQE, Technology – Remote

Location
London, Thames Valley, Fully Remote
Salary
£Six Figure Package
Posted
16 May 2022
Closes
13 Jun 2022
Ref
4852LA
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

Global technology group at the forefront of their sector seeks a technology lawyer to take a lead role in overseeing advice to their UK businesses as part of a larger EMEA legal team. This presents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work closely with regional management on cutting edge, world-class security software and services.

The Role:

Working as a Lead Legal Counsel reporting to the Associate General Counsel (also UK based) you will:

  • Be the first point of contact for regional management and sales teams in regard to a range of legal matters and reporting
  • Negotiate and draft technology contracts including customer and partner agreements
  • Oversee legal advice in areas such as IP, procurement, employment, litigation, compliance, data protection, competition, advertising and marketing related matters
  • Manage the relationship with external counsel
  • Provide support to the EMEA legal team regarding regulatory matters and ongoing projects as well as working closely with the US legal team
  • Provide internal legal training

Key Requirements:

  • UK Qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of four years* post qualification experience
  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills, and ability to analyse complex agreements
  • Prior experience working with sales and marketing teams
  • IT sector experience is a benefit but experience in sectors such as media, telecoms, pharmaceuticals or FMCG could also be a good fit
  • European language skills a benefit but not essential
  • Able to work autonomously within a supportive team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit. Able to work in a fast paced, dynamic, multi-cultural environment.

What’s on Offer:  

  • Six figure base salary
  • Two bonuses to 20%
  • Pension contribution to 8%
  • Private family healthcare
  • Various discounted services
  • Fully remote role with occasional travel

Apply:

If you are interested in this Lead Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. If the role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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