Senior Legal Counsel

England, London
04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Sylvia Mueller

My client, a FTSE 100 company is looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join their Group Legal team on a long term contract basis.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advise to the business, specifically the global procurement, marketing, finance, media, and HR departments
  • Taking a lead on outsourcing and procurement contracts, generally these are large scale and on an international basis
  • Drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements including IT agreements (SaaS, Cloud, software), outsourcing, advertising, media, supply and services
  • Managing external counsel as appropriate
  • Collaborating with the Compliance function on privacy and competition matters

Candidates of interest will be:

  • Qualified lawyers coming from a private practice or in-house background
  • Depth of commercial experience, particularly working in-house for a company in a variety of sectors including FMCG, Retail, Manufacturing, or Engineering sectors
  • Strong technical skills particularly relating to drafting commercial contracts, particularly procurement and/or media experience
  • Ability to build strong relationships with senior business stakeholders
  • Experience working across international jurisdictions

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