5+ IT - Reading

Chadwick Nott
Berkshire, England, Reading
Closing date
27 Oct 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Information Technology
Vacancy Type
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Expanding technology company that has grown both organically and via strategic acquisitions requires a Senior Legal Counsel to join the EMEA legal team.

Reporting to the legal team lead for Northern Europe this is a diverse role which will include: drafting and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements - in particular cloud, license and professional service contracts across a wide range of software offerings; handling general corporate matters; resolving commercial disputes; keeping on top of changing laws, regulations and market practice and dealing with data protection considerations.

Required Skills / Experience

  • You will have a strong academic record and have gained experience from working for at least 5 years in a law firm and/or in-house within a corporate environment.
  • You will have previous post-qualification experience of conducting a wide range of contract negotiations, ideally within the IT sector and have experience in supporting revenue generating transactions.
  • You will be enthusiastic, hard-working, enjoy working in a team environment, able to manage your own case load and be confident working at a senior level with lawyers and other professional colleagues.
  • Building positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders within the business and putting yourself in the shoes of those you are advising, to understand the complexities of a multi-faceted professional services business, are important parts of the role.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, solve problems and provide commercially focussed advice in a time pressured environment is essential.

For further information, please contact Brian Littleton at Chadwick Nott on 07919-293351 or at brianlittleton@chadwicknott.co.uk

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit www.chadwicknott.co.uk or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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  • 4th Floor
  • 9 Devonshire Square
  • London
  • EC2M 4HP
  • GB
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