In House Legal Counsel (Technology) 5+ PQE πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Έ Madrid, Spain

Our client, Legal Director of a large global technology company with $3b revenue, is looking to hire a talented Legal Counsel to be based in Madrid. 

The role will suit a commercial technology lawyer trained at a reputable firm or an in-house counsel with experience in the legal department of a multinational company.

The seniority of the role and package on offer will likely best suit someone with 5+ years of PQE, although candidates at all PQE levels are encouraged to apply.


The role offers:

  • variety, complexity, challenge and development
  • working alongside highly competent peers and managers, experienced tech lawyers
  • excellent work life balance (longer holidays, hybrid working, opportunity to work abroad several weeks a year)
  • competitive package


You will join the company in a commercial legal role working closely with the business units:

  • Providing legal support and advice to the business, including new and strategic business across several countries
  • Drafting and negotiation of complex, high value contracts and agreements with multinational corporate customers, partners and providers of IT solutions
  • Formulating and implementing company’s solutions portfolio and Go To Market strategy together with the respective business units
  • Structuring transactions and analysis of relevant regulatory environment
  • Developing, implementing, training and overseeing legal policies and procedures for the business
  • Supporting the digital transformation processes for the legal department
  • Liaising with external counsel and procuring input and advice.


  • Commercial lawyer trained at a top international law firm or in-house counsel with experience in the legal department of a multinational IT company
  • Qualified in the EU or the UK / Ireland / other common law jurisdiction
  • An experienced negotiator with exposure to high value deals
  • 5+ years of post qualification experience
  • Experience in the tech sector

​What you can expect

  • Competitive salary + bonus + benefits
  • Hybrid / flexible office presence (1/2 week in the office, 1/2 week remote)
  • Being part of a fun, multicultural and capable legal team of international lawyers
  • Great camaraderie within the team, friendly and helpful colleagues 
  • Excellent work-life balance
  • Annual leave of 30 days + 14 bank holidays in Spain yearly (9-10 weeks per year in total)
  • Opportunity to work outside of Spain 4 weeks a year
  • International mobility

Reference: ALSM23

Next steps

Your contact is Mila Read, director of Found Legal.

To discuss the role, you can either:

Reach out to Mila on LinkedIn

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