Senior Legal Counsel

England, London, City of London
£90000 - £110000 per annum
05 Jun 2024
03 Jul 2024
JN -022024-6346134
Tom Hart
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A Senior Legal Counsel is needed to provide expert legal advice and support on a wide range of issues within the IT/Software industry. The position is based in London and requires a strong background in IT/Software, SaaS & commercial contracts.

Client Details

This is a prominent IT/Software organisation with an international footprint and a workforce of thousands of dedicated professionals. Operating in the heart of London, the company is known for its commitment to excellence and innovative approach.


  • Provide comprehensive legal advice to stakeholders across the business.
  • Draft, review and negotiate complex commercial contracts.
  • Manage legal risks and ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Participate in strategic decision-making at the senior management level.
  • Develop and implement legal policies and procedures.
  • Handle dispute resolution and litigation matters as required.
  • Liaise with external counsel as necessary.
  • Provide training to the business on legal matters.


A successful Senior Legal Counsel should have:

  • A degree in Law and a valid practising certificate.
  • A solid background in commercial law, preferably within the IT/Software industry.
  • Proven experience in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts.
  • Strong legal risk management and compliance skills.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary & bonus package
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment in central London.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse team of professionals.
  • Hybrid / Flexible working pattern