General Counsel - London
An opportunity has arisen for an Legal Counsel to join an influential trade body in the advertising / marketing space.
This role is perfect for a Legal Counsel has trained and worked / working in a quality law firm (min. 2 years' PQE) specialising in general commercial plus IP/IT, have a hunger to work in advertising and have experience of advertising and/or ad tech work. The Legal Counsel must be competent and confident in working with contracts - reviewing/commenting/advising as well as drafting from scratch.
The Legal Counsel will be supporting the Director of Legal & Public Affairs. Also, the Legal Counsel main role will be to assist the other members of the Legal & Public Affairs team (one employment lawyer, two advertising lawyers and the director).
Key Skills the Legal Counsel must have:
- At least 2 years' PQE gained in private practice and in-house
- Solid experience of general commercial work - contract drafting and negotiating in particular - and of "soft" IP (copyright, trade marks and passing-off)
- Decent knowledge of data protection law
- Ability to understand general commercial issues and to provide effective legal advice across a range of commercial matters
To be considered for this role you will be able to work effectively in a fast paced team environment. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are key to your ongoing success.
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