Senior Legal Counsel (5-8 PQE) • Media Multinational
Looking for a step up from a Legal Counsel role?
Would still like to be part of a team?
We are working with a multinational media company whose legal team is seeking to hire a 5+ PQE lawyer in the role of Senior Legal Counsel to support one of the business streams.
This is an autonomous role role with one direct report working closely with leadership and management.
At the same time you are supported by a wider team of 12 colleagues.
Working as lead counsel you will support the company in its management of any legal affairs to involve:
- Take ownership of full legal support for a specific business line
- Provide legal and strategic advice to stakeholders at various levels on legal matters and legal risks
- Provide legal support on various matters to commercial and executive teams in contractual negotiations
- Deliver training and legal risk management initiatives to support senior management in strategically managing legal risks
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a range of commercial agreements and documents relating to IT / technology, such as: MSAs, SLAs, data processing agreements, reseller agreements, RFPs, agreements with vendors
- Implementing a legal process for legal reviews
- Reviewing and amending company’s templates;
- Advising on ad hoc issues
- Managing one direct report
- 5+ PQE commercial lawyer with in-house experience
- Experience negotiating and drafting commercial contracts
- UK or Ireland qualified
WHAT YOU WILL GET IN RETURN
- Senior legal role within a reputable global company working with household names
- Competitive package
- Being part of a highly collegiate, dynamic and friendly legal team
- Great company culture
- Flexible working and excellent work-life balance (office presence one day a week)
Please apply below or via Found Legal website.
Your contact is Mila Read, legal recruiter and Director at Found Legal. Mila works closely with the hiring team and will be able to best position you for this exciting opportunity.
At Found Legal we specialise in in-house legal roles in tech and media.
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