Legal Counsel, Commercial

Location
England, Hertfordshire
Salary
£85000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus and Benefits
Posted
03 May 2024
Closes
31 May 2024
Ref
JN -052024-374663
Contact
Christopher Ewles
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Position: Legal Counsel - Commercial & Data
Office Location: Hertfordshire (Hybrid working model with office presence flexible)
Salary Guide: £80,000 - £100,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus, and benefits

New Legal Counsel opportunity handling a broad range of commercial agreements and data protection. The role offers a competitive salary and flexible hybrid working arrangements (with days office based open to discussion).

Responsibilities:

  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of general commercial agreements with a focus on supply contracts, IT, and SaaS agreements.
  • Provide legal advice and support on data protection matters, ensuring compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Provide advice and support in relation to the identification and protection of intellectual property rights.
  • Support and provide legal input to group M&A activities.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to identify legal risks and opportunities in business initiatives.
  • Stay updated on legal developments and regulatory requirements impacting the business and implement necessary changes to ensure compliance.

Candidate Requirements:

  • UK Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE
  • In-House or Private Practice background.
  • Broad experience in handling general commercial agreements including supply contracts, IT, and SaaS agreements.
  • Experience advising on data protection and GDPR policies.
  • Exposure within intellectual property.
  • Ideally have handled corporate M&A work previously, would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.

Salary/Package:

  • Competitive salary up to £100,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • Car allowance, bonus, and comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please submit your CV via the job advert 

LHH Recruitment Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHH Recruitment Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To note, the PQE indicated in this advertisement is intended as a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.