Head of Legal

  • Locatie

    England

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

  • Soort contract:

    Permanent

  • Salaris:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Georgia Morgan-Wynne

  • Email:

    trdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/200524_1629200602

  • Gepubliceerd:

    1 maand geleden

  • Termijn:

    2021-09-16

  • Consultant:

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Reporting directly to the Chief Financial Officer and working closely with the senior executive leadership team you will lead on all legal and compliance matters, ensuring the business complies with evolving regulations across a variety of geographies. The Head of Legal will be expected to work independently and provide commercially orientated support and decisions within a fast-paced private equity backed growth business. This role has one direct report to help support on the management of compliance globally. As well as drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial contracts you will also be responsible for:

  • Acting as first point of contact, advising senior executives and other employees on a wide variety of legal topics in relation to day-to-day operations
  • Establishing strong contract management, archiving and other systems and establish processes to actively support the customer acquisition and other front-line functions
  • Regularly reviewing internal policies & procedures and monitor compliance with external rules and regulations such as GDPR
  • Manage the draft and negotiations of the following agreements: client agreements, licence, commercial, partnership, collaboration, reseller, and subcontract agreements with service partners
  • Establishing and managing relationships with the external legal advisors
  • Manage the Company Secretariat needs and requirements across the business

Ideally you will be a UK qualified lawyer with 5-10PQE across a broad range of corporate and commercial matters. You must possess in-house experience within the data/technology or information services industry. Previous experience in software licencing agreements, intellectual property, and data protection/security would be advantageous. You will need experience of working across international jurisdictions such as US, EMEA and APAC as this is a global business. You will must be comfortable with a hands on, autonomous role and have good commercial acumen.

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious individual who wants to lead the legal function for a dynamic and fast paced company. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please get in touch ASAP.

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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