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Legal Counsel - IT, Software & DPA

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Shares, Pension, Health
Closing date
5 Jul 2021
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Job Details

Currently recruiting for the below in-house opportunity, Head Office is in Manchester but remote working is on offer.

Role Legal Counsel
Location - Manchester with home working
Salary - Up to £65k

Out client is an innovative IT software business which specialises in digital user experience. They have now entered a phase of rapid growth with plans for an IPO in the near future.

The business has operations in both EMEA and the US, with the Legal team being predominantly based in Manchester. You'll be working closely with the Chief Legal Officer and a Paralegal.

Expect to get involved with a number of interesting and varied business wide projects relating to Commercial, Sales, Finance, IT and others. You'll provide commercial contracts expertise, including SaaS agreements and become the businesses dedicated point of contact for Data Protection queries.

To be considered you will have experience of data protection matters, ideally having drafted and reviewed Data Protection Agreements. You will also be used to a fast paced in-house environment, and be able to demonstrate working closely with sales team in order to fulfil client requirements at times of high volume. The business is flexible on level of PQE for candidates with the right skillset.

The role also offers and excellent wider benefits package and exciting development opportunities beyond Legal.

If you're interested in hearing more send a CV or contact Nick Barrass.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Find Us
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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