In-House Legal Counsel (2-5 PQE) • Relocate to Madrid, Spain

In House Legal Counsel
Multinational Technology Company

Our client, Legal Director of a large global technology company is looking to hire a talented Legal Counsel to be based in Madrid. 

The role will best suit a transactional or corporate lawyer trained at a top law firm or an in-house counsel with experience in the legal department of a multinational company. The role will best suit someone with around 2-5 years of PQE.

Tech sector specific training and full development support will be provided.

The role offers:

  • variety, complexity, challenge and development
  • peers and managers with top law firm background
  • excellent work life balance (longer holidays, hybrid working, work abroad several weeks a year)
  • very competitive salary
  • an opportunity to move into tech

You will join the company in a commercial legal role working closely with the business units:

  • Providing legal support and advice to the business, including new and strategic business across several countries
  • Drafting and negotiation of complex, high value contracts and agreements with multinational EMEA corporate customers, strategic partners and providers of IT solutions. 
  • Formulating and implementing company's solutions portfolio and Go To Market strategy together with the IT team, the Operations team and the respective business units
  • Structuring transactions and analysis of relevant regulatory environment, including anti-trust and data protection
  • Developing, implementing, training and overseeing legal policies and procedures for the business.
  • Support the digital transformation processes for the legal department
  • Liaising with external counsel and procuring input and advice.


  • Commercial or corporate lawyer trained at a top international law firm or in-house counsel with experience in the legal department of a multinational company
  • Qualified in the EU or the UK
  • The role will best suit someone with 2-5 years of experience


  • Salary + benefits highly competitive for Spain allowing for a great lifestyle
  • Hybrid / flexible office presence
  • Being part of a fun, multicultural and highly capable legal team of international lawyers qualified in top global firms
  • Great camaraderie within the team, friendly and helpful colleagues 
  • International mobility
  • Great work-life balance
  • Generous annual leave of 30 days + 14 bank holidays in Spain yearly

Your recruiter is Mila Read, Director and in-house legal recruiter at Found Legal. 

Please apply below, submit your CV via Found Legal website, pm Mila on LinkedIn or share this opportunity with friends.

We have been supporting this client for over 4 years and will be able to answer your questions and best position you for the role. Once shortlisted, you will receive extensive guidance and help with preparation for every interview.

Not the right role?
If you are a technology or commercial lawyer open to a new role within the UK or Continental Europe, please get in touch with Mila Read for other opportunities. We focus on placing lawyers into international tech companies.

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