BCL Legal Recruitment
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Legal Counsel FTC

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West Midlands
In House
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Permanent role
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This successful Technology business is looking for someone to work in partnership with both their In-house Legal team and their bids team. The role would suit someone with more than 5 years' PQE and is offered on a 6 month fixed term contract (with possibility of extension).

The business holds and processes an extensive amount of data and their legal team provide a vital service in ensuring compliance with all regulatory and legislative requirements across the business. Reporting to the Head of Legal, whilst also working independently, the Senior Legal Counsel will have responsibility for;

· Providing the business with strategic and commercial legal advice, including negotiating, drafting, and reviewing a variety of commercial contracts, in particular IT contracts.
· Providing legal advice and support to the Bids teams
· Providing comprehensive legal advice on Data Protection
· Identifying and managing risks across the business and supporting the implementation of mitigating processes
· Partnering with colleagues across the business to develop, implement and improve policies and processes to mitigate legal risk for the organisation
· Develop and coach the wider business on legal issues
· Assist the Head of Legal with managing key relationships and manging the legal budget

The role would suit someone with at least 8 years PQE, and candidates will demonstrate their confidence in managing large transactions and supporting senior executive teams. The ideal candidate will have;

· More than 8 years PQE
· Experience in Commercial Contracts (and ideally Data Protection and Corporate) from either an In-house or Private Practice background
· Understanding and knowledge of IT and technology contracts
· Strong commercial acumen and the ability to work independently
This is an exceptional opportunity.

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