Role details

Lead Legal Counsel - Digital

London   •   £70,000 - £90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Senior Managing Lawyer required in Innovative Digital Products Team
  • London Headquarters

About Our Client

Our client is a leading name in mobile. They are paving the way in innovative and dynamic communications & digital media with their HQ in Central London.

The Lead Legal Counsel - Digital & Innovation will be integral to leading a newly created team. The team focus is on engaging with consumers in new, cutting edge ways via products and services that are relevant and in-line with the fast paced expectations of the 21st Century media users. From mobile payments to content to broadband, this team is dedicated to the future output of the business.

Job Description

Managing a team of lawyers in London, the Lead Legal Counsel - Digital & Innovation will be integral to interfacing with key stakeholders across the business. The role is wide ranging with regards to the types of consumer products, this in turn will mean that the Lead Legal Counsel - Digital & Innovation will need the gravitas to interact with senior decision makers with regard to risk on new products. in addition, this role has an international reach so cross-jurisdictional advise will be expected. You will be a real adviser, managing multiple projects across different platforms and jurisdictions.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will be a senior lawyer ready to make their next step up in terms of team management and increasing their market exposure. Typically this lawyer will want to be at the heart of real decision making within a global power brand. In terms of experience, the Lawyer will have potentially obtained experience in content (not acquisition), social & digital platforms, fixed line products, broadband or any "Over the Top" products. A combination of this would be ideal but exposure to one key area is desired.

  • Ideally Private Practice training /in house.
  • Knowledge of IP would be an advantage as would consumer law, e-money law and associated developments
  • Knowledge of and experience in TV, content, fixed line telecoms, OTT consumer products and mobile payments would be an advantage
  • A strong leader of small teams with the motivation to be an effective and inspiring manager
  • An innovation mindset - comfortable working in areas which are undefined or unclear from a legal perspective

What's on Offer

Excellent package to reflect role.

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