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Legal Counsel

City of London
£500.0 - £600.0 per day + £600 per day umbrella
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Temporary / Contract
Full Time
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Are you ready for your next professional adventure?

Your new role
We have an opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join our client's team in London. The team works on a hybrid working basis.

  • Contract: until December 2024 (maternity cover)
  • Daily rate: £600 per day through umbrella
  • Hours: 40, Monday to Friday

As a Legal Counsel, you will draft and review contracts for new technical upgrades and product releases, ensuring they are legally sound and align with company policies. You'll negotiate terms with stakeholders to protect our client's interests while fostering collaborative relationships. Your work will be crucial in facilitating the seamless launch of innovative products, balancing legal integrity with commercial success.
Legal Counsel responsibilities

  • Harmonising innovation with commercial objectives, whilst ensuring control and governance compliance.
  • Efficiently disseminating information internally and externally, promoting self-service to minimise repetitive advice.
  • Navigating complexity and ambiguity in a dynamic environment, with resilience in a fast-paced setting.
  • Providing strategic advice at senior management level.
  • Legal Counsel to Product Managers, Sales, Contract Attorneys, and other departments.
  • Leading legal support for product development, advising on terms, deal negotiations, and product lifecycle issues.
  • Supporting transformational projects and understanding the Security Product Portfolio.

What you'll need to succeed

  • UK Qualified Solicitor: Must be legally qualified to practice as a solicitor in the UK.
  • Experience in Internet and Technology Services: Should have a background in legal matters pertaining to the internet and technology sector.
  • Contractual Expertise: Proficient in reviewing and updating existing contracts, as well as drafting new agreements.
  • Negotiation Skills: Capable of negotiating terms effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Technical Product Launches: Previous experience with the legal aspects of technical product launches and upgrades is essential.
  • Commercial Awareness: A keen understanding of the business environment, with the ability to anticipate market trends and understand the implications of the wider economy on our client's legal strategies.

What you need to do now

Our client is looking to interview immediately, so apply today or call us on 0116 2615000 to speak with one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists!

If this role does not meet your requirements, but you know of someone else who would be interested, please send my details across to them.

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