General Counsel - London

Recruiter
Hudson
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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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Hudson is part of Morgan Philips Group and is a leading provider of permanent recruitment, contract professionals and talent management solutions worldwide.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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