Part time Legal Counsel

Capability Jane Recruitment Limited
70000.00 GBP Annual + Up to GBP70K FTE
01 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal counsel, solicitor, part time, central London, technology, general commercial

Our client based in Central London is an entrepreneurial and progressive technology business. They are a dynamic and growing entity pioneering a software service that ensures effectiveness in many businesses. They are seeking a Legal Cousel to join the business on a part time basis.

As Legal Counsel, the role will be responsible for:
• Advising the board on key legal/compliance developments and legislative changes that will impact the Group or its clients.
• Delivering specialist legal projects on time and on budget.
• Overseeing the corporate structure of the Group, including an overseas subsidiary.
• Drafting and negotiating all client/supplier licensing and service contracts.
• Drafting employment contracts, maintaining internal policies and providing employment advice to the Company.
• Administering the employee share scheme and shareholder/investor arrangements.
• Managing external legal counsel relationships and legal budget.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor (minimum 4 years PQE) with corporate/commercial experience gained in a large city law firm and, preferably, in-house experience. He/she will be familiar with commercial, IP, data protection and licensing issues and may have prior experience in the SaaS/Technology sector. He/she will be able to think commercially yet challenge the status quo in order to ensure legal risks are minimised. He/she will enjoy working in a small, but growing, entrepreneurial team, across the range of disciplines within the Company.

The role is part-time, averaging 3 days per week and may suit someone who is looking for a broad role in a smaller business or someone who is returning to work after a career break.

  • Flexibility - 3 days a week
  • Location - Central London
  • Salary - up to GBP70K FTE

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