In-House Legal and Compliance Counsel

Location
Hampshire/Surrey/Berkshire borders
Salary
Highly competitive basic salary plus bonus plus benefits
Posted
19 Sep 2017
Closes
19 Oct 2017
Ref
JML/100509
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Do you want to work for one of Europe's most rapidly expanding companies in the tech space?

In-House Legal and Compliance Counsel

         Client

You will be joining a hugely successful tech company which has experienced rapid success in the past few years through both organic growth and ambitious acquisition.

You will be involved in a company with a far-reaching footprint within the tech sector which also extends into ecommerce, digital and product design.

You will get heavily involved in the company's continued expansion plans, across territories and product lines.

         Role

You will undertake a hugely diverse in-house commercial legal role. You will draft and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts such as technology, IP, ecommerce and development agreements.  You will also get heavily involved in various other matters including in relation to the group's IP portfolio and strategy, managing and providing direction on third party disputes and pieces of litigation and looking into potential competition law issues.

You will also provide compliance support for the overall group, including in relation to data protection, bribery and corruption, ethics, product regulations and new internal risk-based compliance programmes.

You will report into the GC, will have immediate integration into all wider business units and stakeholders, will have access to the board and will be able to travel both nationally and internationally.

         You

You will be able to demonstrate significant prior experience with a broad range of commercial agreements.

You will be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister, have trained and qualified at a leading UK, US or international law firm and will have at least 3 years’ PQE.

To find out further details about this role, please email a copy of your current CV to jonathan@jmatthewslegal.co.uk.