Senior Legal Counsel

Up to £10,000
12 Jan 2021
14 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
We are very pleased to offer this fantastic opportunity to join an exponentially growing eCommerce business on the hunt for a Senior Legal Counsel on a 6-month contract. Max day rate is £450 per day PAYE, therefore subject to statutory deductions. The role also offers a significant opportunity to go permanent if both parties are interested.

Working with the Legal Director you will advise the business on its e-commerce strategy, partnerships and alliances entering new markets, channels and white spaces. As SLC you will be required to provide advice on advertising, marketing, privacy (GDPR) competition law, IP commercial contracts and crisis management.

This is a global role within a FTSE 25 company operating in over 150 countries, therefore we are looking for a qualified lawyer with at least 8 years’ experience in the UK, US or other common law qualified. You’ll tackle complex issues that cross organisational and geographical boundaries.

Skills required:

  • You’ll have a wealth of experience in advising on e-commerce related topics and issues as well as negotiating and drafting strategic commercial arrangements in the B2B and D2C e-commerce space
  • You’ll be able to identify and escalate common Privacy concerns that affect eCommerce businesses and lead on mapping data flows, advising on Privacy practices policies and the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures and privacy enhancing technologies
  • You’ll have an extensive experience negotiating and drafting a wide range of commercial agreements including supply chain, logistics and distribution agreements and professional digital services/agency contracts and framework agreements
  • You’re an impactful business partner with a high EQ that knows how to effectively communicate your expertise in a way that others can absorb and act on
  • You’re comfortable with ambiguity, working at speed and collaborating within a global multinational environment including different stakeholders, functions and business units as well as demonstrating a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity


  • 8 years qualified
  • E-Commerce experience ideally within sectors like Retail, Consumer Goods, Consumer Healthcare
  • B2C, D2C experience
  • Available at relatively short notice

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