Senior Legal Adviser

London (NW1) with hybrid working
£60k - £65k (depending on experience)
24 Jan 2022
18 Feb 2022
Job Title
Legal Executive
Practice Area
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Legal Adviser

£60k - £65k (depending on experience) plus pension, private health incl. dental, 30 days annual leave, flexible working around core hours, 36-hour working week

London (NW1) with hybrid working

We are recruiting a Senior Legal Advisor to join our in-house legal team at The Alan Turing Institute; located at the British Library (easy reach of Kings Cross, St Pancras and Euston). It’s an exciting time to join us and undertake interesting work regarding the legal aspects of research into data science and artificial intelligence (AI).

About the Senior legal Adviser role: Reporting to the General Counsel, this is a multi-dimensional commercial role, where you will undertake a range of legal services including:

  • Legal review of a full range of contracts, licences and ad hoc agreements.
  • Providing practical, robust and comprehensive legal advice and assistance to internal stakeholders as required.
  • Assisting in building the function of the legal team in its next phase; contributing to process design and implementation.
  • Developing our resources (templates, intranet content, training etc), particularly relating to contracts and transaction modelling.

Your profile will include:

  • Qualified to practise as a Solicitor in England & Wales with a current practicing certificate
  • Relevant PQE at a law firm with some in-house experience too.
  • All-round legal experience providing practical, outcome-focused legal advice and support.
  • An understanding of or interest in AI, data science and innovation (advantageous).
  • Charity sector experience (beneficial not essential)
  • A pragmatic and non-hierarchical team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professionally confident relationship builder
  • Experienced in a changing working environment (essential)

About us: The Alan Turing Institute, as the UK’s national institute for data science and AI, plays an important part in driving forward advances in these technologies.

There is recognition of the importance of these technologies to our economic and social future: the so-called fourth industrial revolution. The technical challenge of keeping our data secure and private has grown in urgency and importance.

After launching in 2015 with government funding and five founding universities, the Institute has grown an extensive network of university partners from across the UK and launched a number of major partnerships with industry, public and third sector. Today it is home to 500+ researchers and a talented business team.

We currently work a hybrid model of remote and office working. We are happy to discuss this with applicants. For more information about The Alan Turing Institute visit The Alan Turing Institute is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and to eliminating discrimination.