Legal Counsel

Maidenhead Permanent
  • Exciting In-House Opportunity
  • Fantastic opportunity to join the team in a global Technology Company

About Our Client

Our client is a world leading provider of technology-enabled language, content management and intellectual property support services.

Job Description

  • Review and negotiate all forms of contracts and third party agreements with customers, vendors and partners worldwide (including without limitation, SaaS, software license agreements, maintenance and support agreements, services agreements, reseller, alliance agreements, and leases). Emphasis is on sound service delivery, appropriate and pragmatic solutions, quick turnaround time and high quality advice on legal aspects of all contract negotiations.
  • Advise technology division on legal issues relating to corporate contracts currently under review or negotiation.
  • Work with business division to deliver a first class proactive transactional support for technology contracts and services where required.
  • Ensure timely, high-quality analysis and pragmatic advice on legal and business issues to internal clients.
  • Operate in a collaborative manner with the legal team and adhere to the rules of engagement on risk management following the corporate risk matrix structure.

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful candidate must be capable of providing sound, practical advice in response to complex and rapidly changing conditions, be able to make a positive contribution in a very collegial working environment, be able to work with cross-functional teams, work as a team player, take an active role in driving solutions and work under pressure to meet short deadlines.
  • The successful candidate will be part of a growing, proactive and energetic global legal team, reporting directly into the Legal Director.
  • The candidate should demonstrate excellent business sense and judgement, possess well developed analytical problem-solving and excellent multi-tasking abilities.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, a second language is a plus.
  • Strong organisational skills and strong interpersonal and relationship development skills.
  • Flexibility and eagerness to work on a broad range of legal matters.
  • General experience with working in an international and multicultural working environment with geographically dispersed team members.
  • Demonstrate strong contract negotiation and drafting skills, and substantive expertise with key provisions of most contracts, with specific experience in complex IT/software technology agreements.
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a PQE (preferably as in-house counsel) with an active license to practice law.

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary and Benefits package.

Hybrid working.

Contact
Clare Wilkinson
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5377845
Phone number
+44 118 933 7036

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Technology & Telecoms
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Maidenhead
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Clare Wilkinson
Consultant phone
+44 118 933 7036
Job reference
JN-032022-5377845