Role details

UK Counsel - Software House

West End   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Niche Software House looking to expand UK team with new IT Lawyer
  • London - West End

About Our Client

My client has set the pace in this area of software. Growing from an ambitious tech-start up to a global leading software house, this business has pioneered change in the industry. The HQ is in West End London.

Job Description

Looking to grow, the UK HQ needs a passionate, driven and forward focused lawyer to join the team. This UK Counsel - Software House is a role for someone who wants to truly make a mark as you will be fully integral to the UK team acting as the GC's number two. You will be at the coal face with developers, commercial team, creatives, senior management and the clients. It is a big role for a junior - mid level lawyer.

Typical responsibilities will include:

  • lead legal support for software licensing,distribution and re seller agreements
  • negotiating of procurement agreements on a worldwide basis
  • supporting M&A
  • commercial contract drafting (including consumer and commercial laws, competition law, data protection/privacy laws)
  • managing external counsel

The Successful Applicant

The ideal UK Counsel - Software House will be based in the West End London and will ideally:

  • c3-7 years PQE*
  • Have obtained excellent training & experience obtained at a magic/silver/boutique tech firm
  • commercial/IT/IP/Software experience
  • Corporate M&A experience would be ideal
  • Data Protection exposure would be an advantage
  • Understanding of SaaS, Cloud, VPN, IT Outsourcing
  • experience of cross border/international deals
  • Strong negotiation skills with a personal ambition to help drive businesses forward
  • Communication skills are key

*PQE is a guideline. No level of PQE will be precluded from consideration.

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