Senior Legal Counsel – French or German Speaker

Location
Thames Valley
Salary
£Excellent
Posted
28 Apr 2021
Closes
26 May 2021
Ref
4785TL
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Global technology group seeks a Senior Legal Counsel to take a lead role in overseeing advice to their European 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 Senior 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 and reporting
  • Negotiate and draft customer and partner agreements
  • Provide legal advice in areas such as competition, procurement, employment and litigation
  • There is also scope to take a key role in Data Protection matters if you are experienced in this area
  • 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 internationally 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 ability to analyse complex technology agreements including software
  • 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:  

  • Good base salary
  • Bonus
  • Equity
  • Flexible working including working from home
  • Generous pension
  • Private healthcare
  • Relocation package

Apply:

If you are interested in this Senior Legal Counsel position, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to Jacqui Douglas. 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.

*All candidates will be considered on merit

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