Interim Legal Counsel - Bristol

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
£250.00 - £350.00 per day
27 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Harriet Chapman
Practice area
Company and commercial
Legal counsel
Full time
Contract type

Interim In House Lawyer - Central Bristol

I am looking for an Interim Legal Counsel to join my clients team based in Bristol. The role is offered on an initial basis of 1 - 2 months with the possibility of further extension. You will ideally be able to start at short notice.

The Role
You will provide practical and expert legal advice on all commercial issues, working closely with the General Counsel. Duties will include;

  • To lead on commercial contracts, predominantly SAAS contracts with customers
  • Liaising with the sales and tech teams
  • Liaising with the Board members
  • Ensuring compliance with privacy laws
  • To support other legal areas as required (employment, corporate, property)

About You
You should have an excellent understanding of commercial law and ideally data privacy and SAAS contracts. Desirable experience includes;

  • 3 years+ post qualification experience
  • Commercial contract experience including enterprise level contracts
  • Experience of SAAS contracts
  • Good working knowledge of data privacy law
  • Multi-jurisdictional experience
  • Experience of cyber and training industries and an interest in new technologies is desirable
  • Working knowledge of employment, corporate, litigation and property law is preferred but not essential

You should also have good commercial awareness and an understanding of the importance of robust best-practice in delivering practical legal solutions. Ideally you should be 3+ PQE, however that does not preclude more experienced candidates from applying for this role.
Please contact Harriet Chapman at Hays Legal for further information on this opportunity.

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