Legal Counsel

Surrey – £80,000 - £95,000

Legal Counsel role - Surrey- Open to PQE

My client a Global technology company based in Surrey are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to act as a Sole Legal Counsel and head up their Legal department. This is a hands-on role requiring the ideal candidate to build working relationships across our business, and to operate with minimal day-to-day supervision.

As a Legal Counsel your work will be varied and will include negotiating, reviewing and drafting commercial agreements, including marketing projects and advertising campaigns, contract Law, IP and Licensing agreements, Data Protection/GDPR, Corporate Law and Commercial Property.

Working closely with the wider business including Finance, HR, Marketing etc in regards to compliance and regulatory requirements you will support the wider business on all Data Protection matters.

You will ideally be a Qualified UK or EU Solicitor and ideally have In-house experience although Private Practice candidates will be considered. You will have knowledge of Commercial Contracts and Data Protection and have had exposure to IP/Licensing agreements

You will have excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with senior stakeholders in the business.

Please apply now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Lisa Spink, Managing Consultant - In House, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Lisa Spink

Managing Consultant
0203 846 3071

Lisa joined Douglas Scott in 2013, running our Locum desk for 2 years before going on to work as a Business Manager at one of the largest recruitment agencies in the UK. Here she focused on Legal & Compliance on a contract and interim basis. Lisa re-joined Douglas Scott in 2018 as a Managing Consultant to set up a Legal & Compliance desk within our In-house department, again with a contract and interim focus and predominantly within (but not limited to) the London market. Originally from Cornwall she now lives in the Manchester area with her husband and young son Harrison.

"Lisa's professionalism, global industry knowledge and contacts are exceptional. I would highly recommend Lisa for her passion in ensuring a candidate's skills and experiences matches the clients expectations and vice versa, fundamental in recruitment ! Above all, Lisa goes above and beyond, she is with you throughout the whole process, on hand to answer any questions, offering advice and support around a candidates or clients busy schedule, one feels like they are receiving a very bespoke friendly personal service!"

Data Governance | London

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Company Commercial Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £80,000 - £95,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Surrey
  • Reference: LL7811

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