Role details

In House Commercial Legal Counsel

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Innovative Technology & Software Player
  • Central London Base

About Our Client

My client is a leading name in technology. Integrated with the major software houses, my client's platform is used by Fortune 500 and FTSE 250 businesses. With a Global headquarters in the US, this In House Commercial Legal Counsel will be based in the London HQ.

Job Description

The In House Commercial Legal Counsel will be an intrinsic member of the legal team working directly with the General Counsel in London. The role is diverse and will give the In House Commercial Legal Counsel the opportunity to develop their commercial, software, corporate and data protection skills.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • Commercial contract reviewing, drafting & negotiating
  • Software agreements (SaaS, Cloud, Software Services)
  • Involvement in corporate M&A
  • Appreciation of data protection, privacy
  • Technology agreements

The Successful Applicant

The ideal In House Commercial Counsel will have had solid technology exposure or be interested in the sector.

This role will suit a candidate who is looking to develop a wide skill-set within the commercial field. The wide breadth of the role will be attractive to someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys high level stakeholder engagement and wants to be at the forefront of technology.


  • C2-year's PQE* with training from a top tier law firm or indeed, in-house.
  • Deft at commercial drafting of a range of contracts & agreements
  • Software experience is important particularly SaaS/Cloud/Software Services exposure.
  • Data protection understanding is a desired experience
  • Corporate M&A experience would be a significant advantage.

*PQE is a guideline. No level of experience will be precluded from this application process

What's on Offer

Competitive package to reflect the role.

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