In House Legal Counsel - Amazing Company
In House Legal Counsel, Up to £75,000 + 10% Bonus, West London, 80% Remote Working, Fantastic Company with Great Culture, ASAP Start.
The purpose of the role is to assist the legal team and business as a whole by supplying legal and information security services to all stakeholders of the business.
Legal Counsel Duties:
Advising the business on legal issues and how they affect the commercial wellbeing of the Company
Drafting commercial contracts via instruction from the sales team and liaising both with internal stakeholders as well as the Client to achieve an agreeable contract state for all parties involved
Dealing with employment matters and the contractual outcome (e.g.
Researching ad-hoc pieces of law and drafting appropriate documents to cover the legal position
Dealing with tax related issues within contractual agreements and liaising with the financial team to ensure compliance and contract consistency within the area
Reviewing insurance contracts and the provisions contained within, along with ensuring that the general business activities stipulated within such contract are FSMA compliant
Acting as a part-time data protection officer and providing information security support and drafting of associated documents, including policies and procedures
Preparing training of all departments in particular customer-facing functions (CS) on GDPR compliance
Drafting and advising Procurement on Supplier agreements
Coordinating signatures and managing the filing system for all client and supplier contracts
Ideal Background Needed:
UK Qualified Solicitor (2-4 years PQE)
Experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of legal documents within the commercial, employment and data protection sector
Excellent personal skills and the ability to explain legalese in lay terms to non-legal team members
Balance demands from all stakeholders and reflect this within the drafting of documentation
Ability to work under pressure and good time management skills