Legal Counsel - IT, Software & DPA

Manchester – £50,000 - £65,000

Currently recruiting for the below in-house opportunity, Head Office is in Manchester but remote working is on offer.

Role Legal Counsel
Location - Manchester with home working
Salary - Up to £65k

Out client is an innovative IT software business which specialises in digital user experience. They have now entered a phase of rapid growth with plans for an IPO in the near future.

The business has operations in both EMEA and the US, with the Legal team being predominantly based in Manchester. You'll be working closely with the Chief Legal Officer and a Paralegal.

Expect to get involved with a number of interesting and varied business wide projects relating to Commercial, Sales, Finance, IT and others. You'll provide commercial contracts expertise, including SaaS agreements and become the businesses dedicated point of contact for Data Protection queries.

To be considered you will have experience of data protection matters, ideally having drafted and reviewed Data Protection Agreements. You will also be used to a fast paced in-house environment, and be able to demonstrate working closely with sales team in order to fulfil client requirements at times of high volume. The business is flexible on level of PQE for candidates with the right skillset.

The role also offers and excellent wider benefits package and exciting development opportunities beyond Legal.

If you're interested in hearing more send a CV or contact Nick Barrass.

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Nick Barrass

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Nick is part of our In-House team, operating across the North of England for all sizes of business across a variety of sectors. Nick handles candidates of all levels from Paralegals to General Counsel, ensuring they find the perfect fit for their next career move. He works with longstanding businesses which have established Legal teams, as well as those who are trying to build new Legal functions and make that important 1st In-House Legal Hire. Prior to Douglas Scott, he worked for 2 years at a Financial Services Recruiter and has 6 years’ experience in the Real Estate Finance sector. Nick studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University. 

"I would like to thank you for all of your efforts in dealing with my recruitment. You and Lara have both been a pleasure to deal with. You are both a credit to your field and I would be sure to use your services again."

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: IT & E-Commerce, Commercial Contracts, Data Protection
  • Type: In House, Private Practice
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
  • Reference: 37756886

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