Part-Time In House Lawyer - Maternity cover

Expiring today

Shepherds Bush, London (Greater)
Up to £104,000 per annum FTE
02 Sep 2019
23 Sep 2019
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
PQE Level
Contract Type
Part Time

Part - Time In House Lawyer (Maternity Cover)


Up to £104,000 per annum FTE


Come and join our team at Pole Star where we provide innovative products and services in the maritime, government and fin-tech sectors; providing our clients with the latest cloud-based software technology to track, screen & protect vessels and company reputations.

We are looking for maternity cover for the role of commercial lawyer, on a part time basis (3 - 4 days per week or 5 days per week on reduced hours).

Key Responsibilities

As the interim In-House Lawyer at Pole Star, you will be taking on the role of in-house counsel to manage all legal affairs for our growing technology company:

  • Drafting, reviewing & negotiating contracts
  • Advising on Intellectual Property, M&A, regulatory, data protection and strategic commercial matters
  • Software licensing, SaaS procurement & services contracts
  • Managing international legal assignments
  • Advising senior management and the Board on strategic legal issues
  • Ensuring that all standard company contracts / agreements include relevant and up to date legal clauses (eg Anti-Bribery / Slavery / Data Protection)

Required Skills and Experience

  • Proven in-house experience and have 3 - 5 years’ Post Qualified Experience

Personal attributes:

  • Commercially astute
  • Strong commercial and corporate commercial experience
  • Comfortable managing the Key Responsibilities.

This is a senior, autonomous role so you must have strong interpersonal skills as well as be commercially minded and highly organised

Salary and Package:

Based in a fashionable and well-located West London office, adjacent to Westfield Shopping Centre, Shepherds Bush train station and Latimer Road tube station.

  • part-time
  • temporary cover
  • day rate - depending on experience and work pattern

Employee Benefits:

  • cycle racks and showers available
  • free fruit and cold-pressed juices delivered to office
  • social events
  • staff discounts at Westfield Shopping Centre and online