Position title
Senior In-House Legal Counsel (Technology)

Senior In House Legal role at a large global multi-billion IT business, Central / West London or remote working (UK based).

We are recruiting on behalf of our client, a global IT business with over 25 years' history and offices in 40 countries around the world, one of Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies and a Top Employer 2020.

The company is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and has a strong focus on AI and analytics, digital engineering, IoT, process automation etc. The business feels very safe in current conditions and is going through its next stage of innovation and growth, with a focus on Europe and the UK.

Central / West London or remote (UK based)

EMEA Legal Team
As part of the global team of over 200 professionals, EMEA legal counsel are located across 12 countries with a significant presence in London, where EMEA GC is based.

New Senior Legal Role
(the exact title will depend on the seniority and experience of the candidate, we can discuss)

This is a managing position, mainly focused on commercial activities, with an opportunity to also get involved in acquisitions and integration activities (if this is of interest to you).

The role works closely with the business teams, Senior Management and the company's legal, business and other teams around the world. You will be an integral part of the continued rapid growth of the company's European operations.

On the commercial side, responsibilities include drafting, negotiating and interpreting a wide variety of commercial issues and transactions including multi-million pound complex technology (robotics, cloud, etc.) agreements with clients across a broad range of industries.

The role also involves taking part in corporate transactions and integration activities and promoting strong corporate governance and risk mitigation practices, as well as advising on ad-hoc issues that arise on a daily basis.

You will manage and mentor direct reports (the team have space for an individual contributor too).

Great timing and opportunities
The company's current focus is on further deepening its Cloud, digital engineering, data and IoT proposition. The business is executing against this strategy both with organic investment and targeted M&A's, with a particular emphasis on the UK and Europe, where it recognises strong market potential.

  • 6-12 years of experience with at least 4 years as a technology lawyer in-house or in private practice
  • Either UK qualified or with at least 4 years of experience under the English law
Role benefits
  • Above market salary, bonus and benefits (we can discuss in more detail)
  • Managing direct reports
  • True opportunities to progress in your career
  • High degree of trust and autonomy whilst being part of a collaborative team
  • Flexible home-office or remote working policy
  • 360 degree learning and development opportunities to further your career
  • Excellent office locations (Central or West London) with great transport links

Your contact is Mila Read, Director of Found Legal. Please apply below or via [email protected]

FOUND LEGAL is a specialist in-house tech legal recruitment agency. We specialise in placing lawyers into technology companies across the UK, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southeast Asia. If the role / location is not the right fit, please reach out to Mila Read to discuss other opportunities.

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Job Location
London, United Kingdom
Remote work from: United Kingdom
Date posted
May 17, 2020
Valid through
June 16, 2020
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