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Posted about 1 month ago

Join an aspiring, forward thinking business specialising in online media and technology. As Commercial Legal Counsel for the group, you will work collaboratively with the Head of Legal and take on responsibility for commercial contracts including review, negotiation and execution.

In this varied role you will provide advice on data protection, commercial contract negotiation and preparation, advertising and marketing, group structuring, IP protection, and general business needs (HR, licensing, global regulations, etc).

This is an exciting career opportunity for a qualified Lawyer to be a part of a dynamic team and join during a rapid period of growth for this business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking the lead on dealing with a broad range of commercial contracts, understanding the need to protect the business whilst remaining pragmatic and strategic 

  • Providing advice on a wide range of commercial matters, such as intellectual property, advertising, marketing law, data protection and technology

  • Overseeing contractual obligations and maintaining contractual and regulatory relations 

  • Liaising with third party external legal advisors, asking them to provide expert opinions and advice 

  • Implementing a risk and contract register to mitigate and manage any legal risks 

Experience and skills required:

  • Qualified Lawyer with at least 5 years’ post qualification experience in a commercial, technology and/or data protection environment gained within a law firm or online business  

  • Previous experience with privacy and GDPR is essential

  • Ability to break down complex issues and approach them in a forward-thinking manner

  • Confident communication skills 

If you’d like to find out more information about this opportunity, please call Claudia Sutton on 01534 626708 or email claudia@rowlands.co.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at all times.