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Legal Counsel

£70000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Legal Counsel - London: Work for a business doubling it's revenue year on year, delivering meaningful work that is helping charitable organisations raise more capital for their causes.
This company works at the speed of a start-up with the stability of a scale-up. This makes for a prime time to join and become a key figure in a growing organisation.

The Company

Headquartered in London and nearly a decade since inception, the company is financially backed by socially responsible investors and is on a mission to transform digital fundraising for charity clients.

Due to their rapid growth, they are expanding and looking for a Legal Counsel to join the team.

The Role

Legal Counsel - London: This role is to be the sole in-house legal adviser, and this means it will be a hands-on position involving:

  • Reviewing, negotiating and drafting commercial contracts
  • Managing any contentious issues related to commercial agreements
  • Strategic business partnership agreements
  • Maintaining and developing internal policies and training staff on legal/compliance issues
  • Negotiating and managing engagements with external law firms where necessary
  • Corporate legal activities as they arise, e.g. investment and M&A
  • GDPR compliance

You'll benefit from being the sole counsel in a rapidly growing business, so the opportunity to evolve with the company and grow yourself is first class, and this is not to be missed.

The company's ethics are amazing, unsurprisingly given the nature of their work. The culture you'll find will engage you as the personalities throughout the business are friendly, dynamic and passionate - they all support each other and this really sets them apart. This all makes it a great organisation to join, which is particularly important to find as a lawyer.

Requirements for the role:

  • Qualified Solicitor of England & Wales with 2-3 years post qualified experience
  • Experience in a venture-backed scale-up would be ideal.
  • Strong GDPR and data protection knowledge
  • Strong commercial negotiation skills
  • Strong policy and compliance experience

Ideal qualities but not requirements for the role:

  • Experience in a regulated industry
  • Supporting ancillary work surrounding future investment and M&A activity

In return:

  • Salary is between £60,000-£80,000 a year depending on experience
  • Generous equity options scheme
  • Work-Life balance with flexible start and finish times (working from home is welcomed, and you also get wellness hours, birthday breaks, and more).
  • Be based fully from London offices or remote - wherever you need and want to be.

This all makes for an exceptional Legal Counsel opportunity to join a brilliant company that adds value to their clients and, therefore, to society as a whole.

Apply now for immediate confidential consideration!