Legal Associate

England, Oxfordshire
£45000 - £50000 per annum
30 Jan 2023
27 Feb 2023
JN -012023-5921482
Stacey Graham
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
Commercial Contracts
Contract Type
Full Time

The Legal team provides in-house legal advice and assistance to all divisions of the business (and its subsidiaries) aligned with the company's business strategy. The Legal team is committed to working in trusted partnership with all business areas to deliver commercially focused legal advice in respect of its activities and initiatives.

Client Details

A leading Not-for-Profit business in the Tech space!


The Legal Associate will be responsible for providing legal support and assistance as directed by the Group General Counsel whilst operating independently to deliver the following accountabilities:

  • Reviewing legal documents and providing timely and commercially focused advice to colleagues across the business on potential legal issues arising.
  • Engaging with internal clients, sector institutions, stakeholders and external suppliers to facilitate the strategic objectives of the business.
  • Carrying out specialised legal research in respect of ongoing work and preparing legal reports and papers on current legal issues and practice areas where required.
  • Drafting contract templates, bespoke agreements and a variety of other legal documentation as required.
  • Mentoring other members of the Legal team to assist their professional growth and development.
  • Providing specialist training as required to staff across the business to develop a greater understanding of legal issues, risks and mitigation strategies.


  • A commercial and "can do" approach.
  • Autonomous and flexible customer focused approach.
  • Effective spoken and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of legal document comparison software such as Work share Professional (or equivalent).
  • Experience: Broad commercial law experience including drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements. Commercial law experience in the technology sector.
  • Post qualification experience gained in a law firm (or in-house).
  • Knowledge Relevant legal knowledge and experience of technology law including digital media, intellectual property, data and IT contracts. Knowledge of procurement regulations and processes.

Job Offer

  • Flexible work pattern, which can adapt to suit your schedules and personal commitments
  • 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays and three closure days at Christmas
  • A generous pension scheme with above average employer contributions
  • A range of leave options, including parental leave, volunteer leave and even career breaks.
  • A generous budget to attend conferences and in-person training
  • Allocated allowance of up to £250 to equip your home office
  • A company culture which supports and promotes personal learning and development, including access to thousands of courses on LinkedIn Learning
  • Mental health first aid trained staff and supportive environment, plus your own Well being allowance to spend on well being for you
  • Financial well-being support
  • Discounts on big-name high-street stores
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee recognition awards and travel loans