Legal Counsel - IT / IP

Recruiter
Newton Shaw Recruitment
Location
South West London
Salary
£65000 - £70000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted
15 Apr 2017
Closes
15 May 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a fast paced global organisation looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to join their fast growing and highly regarded software business. This position is a result of the Company's impressive growth and will see you use your legal skills to help develop a fast growing brand in the technology space.

Based in central London this is a varied role involving drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements. Working closely with the CEO, you will also be advising on IP/IT contracts, including licencing, software and data protection matters that will be the main focus of the role. Experience within the financial / insurance sector would be beneficial, but is not obligatory.

The ideal candidate:

  • A strong grounding in drafting and negotiating commercial contracts is essential;
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate legal issues in a business-friendly way and influence key stakeholders
  • Able to effectively manage competing priorities and stakeholder expectations
  • Experience of financial regulation and compliance would be advantageous.

Our client envisages that candidates with between 2 - 6 years PQE will have the relevant skills / knowledge for this position; however this has been given as an approximate guide for applicants and our client is happy to consider the applications of candidates who fall outside of this PQE range but who have the relevant experience.

For more information on this great in-house opportunity please contact David Smith at Newton Shaw. If this position isn't for you but you know someone who could be suitable then please let us know. We offer a reward fee of £250 for any successful referrals. For full details please see our website.