Associate Legal Director (Technology) 10+ PQE πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ UK

A people managing role (1-2 direct reports) for a 10+ PQE commercial / technology lawyer who would like to join a leading global name in technology in a senior legal capacity – whilst maintaining healthy work life balance.

Summary of the role

  • senior title
  • direct reports
  • competitive package
  • career development and progression
  • work life balance, flexibility, extra days off
  • complex and interesting commercial legal work
  • being part of a collegiate legal team with great culture

Location: London (Hybrid working arrangements with a lot of flexibility).

You will focus on commercial legal matters and work closely with the business teams – responding to their requests, summarising and communicating legal risks, supporting partner organisations and drafting and negotiating complex high value commercial and technology contracts and agreements with world’s largest enterprises.

Responsibilities include

  • work closely with the commercial teams and senior leadership team
  • manage 1-2 direct reports (junior legal counsel)
  • lead on cross industry commercial IT contract negotiations with household names / FTSE 50
  • draft and negotiate high value technology agreements
  • support projects such as IT & data licensing, data storage, software/App development, robotics, systems integration, platform infrastructure development, procurement of IT services, data security, cloud services, IoT, SaaS, PaaS, AI, and R&D projects
  • advise internal and external clients on various ad hoc legal questions
  • work closely with the leadership on the management of high-risk issues and on strategic legal and commercial projects
  • provide training to business colleagues

Requirements

  • a commercial technology lawyer with 10+ PQE, ideally trained in a reputable firm
  • in-house experience would be required at this level

Next steps

Your contact for this opportunity is Mila Read, director of Found Legal.

Please apply via our contact page or reach out to Mila on LinkedIn.

We have been working closely with the hiring team for over 4 years and will be able to answer your questions, best position you for the role and support you throughout the recruitment process with the aim of securing an excellent offer.

About Found Legal

Found Legal is a specialist in-house tech legal recruitment agency. We focus on placing high caliber legal talent into technology companies across the UK&I and Europe.

If the role / location is not quite the right fit, please reach out to Mila Read or register via our website to be notified of other opportunities with global technology companies and tech start-ups / scale-ups.