This is a new role for a Legal Counsel with a SaaS / IT / Outsourcing background; this is a unique and exciting chance to join a fast-growth business as their on-site representative in London, with other members of the Legal team based in the US and Europe.
If you are hot on internal compliance, and you can see yourself taking charge in helping to shape an innovative IT company with global growth ambitions, this is the role for you!
They are an innovative business driven by making the internet better for all. Inclusion and growth are their cornerstones.
They are a market-leading SaaS solution that boosts growth by empowering marketers to drive their digital marketing reach and performance to achieve the highest possible ROI.
The company has had remarkable growth, and this journey comes with plenty of opportunities for personal development and being surrounded by highly talented colleagues. This means that there's always someone to learn from.
They are a hybrid workplace and nurture a culture that values achieving results over punching the clock, which ultimately offers a high degree of flexibility for all.
They take the responsibility of being a thought-leader within digital accessibility very seriously.
Through business actions and corporate social responsibility initiatives, they champion inclusion globally.
The Team / Role
Corporate Counsel - London (hybrid working / remote workign available with travel to London where required)
You'll be joining a highly-skilled international team of lawyers who are incredibly passionate about what they do. This is characterised by their commitment to working as a team and focusing on customer focus.
When circumstances allow, the team is sociable and enjoys getting to know each other.
Reporting directly to the General Counsel, a substantial part of your time will be spent reviewing, drafting, and negotiating commercial contracts for their European markets.
This includes both customer and vendor contracts. In addition, you will be responsible for keeping the business, their Partners and their services compliant with applicable laws, handling various requests and training employees globally.
Essential functions within this role furthermore include:
Provide the organisation with proactive legal advice.Identifying business risks and devising practical, business-oriented solutions to mitigate such risks.Be an active stakeholder in cross-departmental compliance projects and coordinate with key stakeholders from across the organisation (e.g., Finance, Customer Support, Marketing, and IT).Support the local implementation of company-wide legal initiatives and standards.
3 (no upper limit) years PQE from either a law firm or IDEALLY with experience as in-house counsel in Europe.Previous experience in negotiating SaaS contracts and a strong commercial understanding.Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and in writing.UK qualified lawyer.Strong collaboration skills and easily form relations in a multicultural environment.Ability to operate in a fast-paced, agile working environment with quick turnaround times.
A collegiate team comprises a great mix of cultures and backgrounds. Their workforce across the world come from more than 45 different countries!A hybrid workplace. They have the opportunity to work from home, work from the office, or a mix.Health care, generous annual leave, and pension. (They care about employees' well-being).Outstanding Office Location. Located in the heart of London, very near to London Bridge.Lots of social opportunities
This all makes for an incredible and unique opportunity to work as Corporate Counsel for this rapidly growing business in London.
Apply now, or feel free to call Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment on 02038652113 for a confidential conversation!