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Legal and Compliance Lead

Jameson Legal
England, London
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Practice area
Risk and compliance, Regulatory
Contract type
Full time
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+

Job Details

A fast-growing SaaS business is looking for a Legal and Compliance lead to join COO team in London and will be tasked with helping them deliver continued growth of the business. This is a new role for the firm, but they see this role as key to the long term development of the firm as it matures and grows internationally. You will ensure the firm operate with compliant and sensible business processes as well as manage our data privacy program. Your first projects will include managing the ISO compliance as well as audits, GDPR compliance, building out their privacy page, and helping to get them SOC 2 ready.

What are the role requirements?

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Managing the firm's privacy and compliance roadmap. Including owning and reviewing the organisation's global data protection compliance arrangements, updating policies and centralizing processes.
  • Developing and maintaining internal data privacy policies, providing training on data protection regulations like GDPR, and ensuring awareness of privacy issues across the organisation.
  • Conducting training sessions for employees on legal matters such as compliance requirements, privacy policies, and acceptable use policies.
  • Guiding the firm's legal compliance across a variety of areas including, data protection laws, industry regulations, terms and conditions and payment terms.
  • Implementing scalable legal processes that support business growth while ensuring compliance.
  • Providing (and coordinating with external counsel) legal advice to various departments on issues like marketing campaigns, sales agreements, and new product releases.
  • Offering guidance on legal implications of data handling practices and assist in due diligence reporting during fundraising rounds.
  • Partnering with external law firms or consultancy firms for expert advice on a variety of legal issues as the company scales.

Required Experience.

  • Minimum of 5 years' of Legal experience
  • Experience of working within a SaaS or technology company.
  • Qualified Lawyer (can be overseas qualified)
  • Experience of ISO projects as well as having good knowledge and experience around privacy and Security.
  • Experience of developing a compliance program

For a confidential chat about this or other roles he is handling please contact Matt Pollard in the Jameson Legal London office.

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street

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