Senior Legal Counsel (5+ PQE) FTC -- GCom / Media / Marketing / IP

Location
Reading (with some remote working)
Salary
Competitive with great benefits
Posted
15 Jun 2022
Closes
13 Jul 2022
Ref
A005119
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

The Role

The role is initially a six-month contract with a view to the position going permanent at the end of the year.

This role is a rare opportunity to operate within the Marketing, Media and IP legal team, working on a broad range of cutting-edge contracts, including sponsorships and partnerships, media and data monetisation projects, media and marketing agency agreements and working with consumer product providers.

Responsibilities

At a high level, the role involves working on a broad range of contracts supporting the Commercial Director.

As Senior Counsel in the role you would have responsibility for the following areas:

  • Business partnering with a range of stakeholders on a range of contracts.
  • Negotiating and agreeing key contractual terms.
  • Providing holistic advice on legal considerations of contracts and new products, bringing in other lawyers with specific subject matter expertise as appropriate.
  • Escalating key commercial and legal risks and summarising big deals for Group and management teams.
  • Identifying opportunities to mitigate risks and/or learn from specific challenges, such as improving processes, developing best practice terms or new policy.
  • Training operational and commercial teams on how to get the best out of contract negotiations.
  • Working with many parts of the business including Commercial, Consumer, Service, Sales, Risk & Compliance and New Product Development.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ PQE and qualification at well-respected law firm in the UK or another Commonwealth jurisdiction.
  • Strong advisory, drafting and negotiation skills with a commercial mindset.
  • Proactive, practical and commercial – actively takes initiative and focuses on solutions/business outcomes and with a “can do” problem-solving attitude.
  • Constructive and consultative team player with good communication skills with an ability to communicate with, and influence people at all levels (internally and externally) in a clear, succinct and persuasive way.
  • Ability to identify key issues of commercial significance and/or those with most significant risk profiles and work creatively and collaboratively to drive optimal outcomes.


Contact Sarita Rai for more information                 
T: 0203 826 1807                                                       
E: srai@ckgsearch.com                                            

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