Legal Counsel

London Permanent £70,000 - £85,000 per year
  • A fantastic opportunity for an IP Lawyer to make the move in-house
  • A thriving organisation with a range of iconic brands in their portfolio.

About Our Client

A thriving organisation who have a range of Iconic brands & products in their portfolio.

Job Description

Reporting to the General Counsel, this role will have the following responsibilities:

  • The review and negotiation of licence agreements, sponsorship contracts and other commercial contracts for the UK and internationally.
  • Assisting the business with new customer procurement processes when on-boarding external suppliers and customers
  • Ensuring consumer facing materials are compliant with relevant laws
  • Legal know-how: helping to keep the business and the legal team up to date on relevant legislation; legal research; reporting and presenting updates within the organisation;
  • Organisation and risk management: taking the lead in maintaining our internal contract management database; working to identify and mitigate risk within our contracts and processes;
  • The provision of a legal advisory function to the organisation
  • Scope for involvement in IP portfolio, contentious and non-contentious matters

The Successful Applicant

Suitable candidates for the role of Legal Counsel will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Qualified lawyer in the UK or other relevant jurisdiction.
  • Excellent private practice experience, highly skilled at contract negotiation and contract drafting
  • In-house experience preferable
  • Significant post qualification experience of contract negotiation,
  • Experience drafting and negotiating Licence Agrements
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of contract / commercial Law, and legal research skills
  • Good knowledge and understanding of corporate law, competition law, data protection law, marketing and sponsorship
  • The right to work in the UK
  • Knowledge of US commercial law and contractual interpretation would be highly desirable.

What's on Offer

On offer is a competitive base salary and benefits package together with hybrid working.

Tom Hart
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Phone number
0207 2692498

Job summary

Job function
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Tom Hart
Consultant phone
0207 2692498
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