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Senior or Legal Counsel – Tech Group – Flexible Working

Last updated on 02/12/2019

Sector: IT/Technology
Reference: 4717MD
Location: Thames Valley
Posted: 02/11/2019

Description


Global technology group seeks a Senior or Legal Counsel to take a lead role in overseeing advice to their UK and Middle Eastern businesses. This presents an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work closely with regional management on cutting edge, world-class software and services.

 

The Role:

 

As a legal counsel reporting to the Head of Legal for EMEA, you will:

 

  • Be the first point of contact for regional management in regard to a range of legal matters
  • Negotiate and draft customer and partner agreements
  • Provide legal advice in areas such as competition, procurement, employment and litigation
  • Manage external counsel
  • Providing support to the EMEA legal team regarding regulatory matters and ongoing projects
  • Mentor other team members and conduct internal training
  • Travel international on occasion

 

Key Requirements:

 

  • Qualified to practice law in either the UK or another common law jurisdiction
  • Minimum or 2 years* post qualification experience
  • Strong drafting skills, and able to analyse complex technology agreements
  • IT sector experience is a benefit or experience in sectors such as media, pharmaceuticals or FMCG could also be a fit
  • 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:  

 

  • £75,000 - £90,000 base salary
  • Good bonus
  • Flexible working including working from home
  • Generous pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Relocation package

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this Legal Counselposition, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to jacqui.douglas@mckenziedouglas.co.uk. 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 on 01539 446666.

 

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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