In-house Legal Counsel

London – £85,000 - £120,000

Douglas Scott have partnered with an American owned Technology company based in London who are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to work at a Global Level. My client are market leaders in their field and offer software/ data analytics to the market across a variety of different sectors including Pharma/ Manufacturing/ Defense.

The ideal In-house Legal Counsel will be responsible for providing timely commercial legal advice and services to the companies within the group at a Global Level having a focus on EMEA.

Your key responsibility will be:

  • To fulfil the role of Data Protection Manager for the Group ensuring the company are adhering to GDPR and handling all compliance issues relating to Data Protection
  • Interpreting legal documentation and advising management on the most appropriate course of action.
  • Handling all Legal and Corporate risk within the group
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders and having responsibility for company secretarial and compliance matters
  • Commercial Contracts including IT software licencing agreements, SAAS agreements
  • Contributing to contract negotiations throughout the group
  • Assisting with any M&A transactions in the region.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a forward-thinking Global Technology company.

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: In House
  • Salary: £85,000 - £120,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Reference: J541888

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