In-House Legal Counsel, Technology 3-5 PQE • Top 20 Employer • IT

London / Work from home / flexibility
Competitive package (base salary + bonus + benefits)
13 Mar 2021
10 Apr 2021
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Would you like to join the in-house legal team at one of the world's best employers as a Technology legal counsel?


  • 3-5 PQE technology lawyer
  • 2-3 years of experience in technology contracts and / or outsourcing agreements in private practice or in-house
  • UK based and eligible to work in the UK

I am working with the legal team of a global IT business - an established, extremely successful and fast growing company with 266% revenue growth over the last 10 years. UK is a key market for them.

The legal team is actively looking to hire an experienced technology lawyer. The role reports to the regional Legal Director. Their legal team is growing as fast as the business, and with their global CEO being based in London, there are good career prospects there.

The role is highly varied and works closely with the business teams, senior management and other teams globally.

The position involves advising on major IT outsourcing deals, big scale digital transformation projects, cross industry commercial IT complex contract negotiations with household names / FTSE 50 within EMEA.

Projects may include IT & data licensing, data storage, software/App development, robotics, systems integration, platform infrastructure development, bids/procurement of IT managed services, data security, cloud services, IoT, SaaS, PaaS, AI, R&D activities etc.

The company has a strong presence across a number of industries e.g. technology, communications, media, financial services, manufacturing, retail, automotive, energy, utilities, healthcare and life sciences.

The business has a great culture and is recognised as one the world's top 20 employers. 

There is an attractive package on offer, as well as a lot of flexibility and autonomy. The team is great with some really lovely people. The hiring manager is a caring and supportive individual who gives a lot of room to grow. 

For this role the client requires at least 2-3 years of experience in IT and outsourcing agreements, overall approx 4-5 PQE. 

Remuneration and benefits

  • Above market salary, bonus and benefits (we can discuss in more detail)
  • Opportunities to progress in your career
  • High degree of trust and autonomy whilst being part of a collaborative team
  • A supportive, friendly, fun and hardworking legal team
  • Excellent office locations (Central or West London) with great transport links, WFH options

About Found Legal
Found Legal is an in-house tech legal recruitment agency. We specialise in placing the top 15% of legal talent into technology companies across the UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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