Legal Counsel

Location: London
Salary: -
Salary band: Market Rate
Contract type: Permanent
Date posted: 16/02/2022

The Company

A firm with offices throughout the UK is seeking Legal Counsel to join their team based in London. The role will involve advising on all client-facing legal matters and negotiating with top clients through supporting the firm’s internal functions.

The Responsibilities

  • Support the client-facing teams and risk managers on legal queries and advise on the resolution of contractual disputes
  • Anticipate and react to new laws, regulations, and professional standards
  • Deliver legal training and strategic projects
  • Negotiate contracts with key clients (framework agreements, NDAs, engagement &mreliance letters etc.)
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers, subcontractors, resellers, and strategic partners
  • Develop subject matter expertise in relevant areas such as data protection law

The Candidate

  • The role may be suited to a qualified lawyer with 1-5 years of PQE experience (though any relevant experience will be considered)
  • Experience in commercial and/or transactional legal work from practicing in a law firm or an in-house legal function
  • Knowledge software licensing would be highly advantageous
  • Knowledge of outsourcing and data protection law is desirable but not essential


Please note: Due to the specific sectors we work in, only candidates with valid work experience in a Law Firm, Accountancy Firm, Management Consultancy, Property/Construction Firm, Financial Services Firm, or a high-profile relevant Association or Agency will be considered.  We regret that our clients will not accept applications outside of these areas.

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