Interim Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Venn Group
Location
Essex
Salary
£35 - £40 Per Hour
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Ref
6834760
Contact
Jennifer Brook
Sector/Practice Area
Corporate, Commercial contracts
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Contract/hours
Contract
PQE
4-6 years

Interim Legal Counsel

Our client, a well-known University, is urgently looking for an Interim Legal Counsel to provide commercial contract law support, advising on commercial contracts, commercial property, intellectual property and data protection matters on an ongoing basis for at least three to four months.

The successful Legal Counsel will work full time, reviewing, drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, advising the higher education organisation on matters relating to software agreements, collaborative agreements, shareholder agreements to name a few. You will also provide general legal advice and training on regulatory and compliance issues, supporting the organisation and highly skilled legal department.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Between three and six year’s PQE (the ability to work self sufficiently and without supervision is key)
  • Expertise from a higher education, regulatory or in-house background
  • Excellent drafting and commercial contract negotiating experience
  • Core understanding of Data Protection and GDPR regulations
  • A personable team player with excellent interpersonal skills

This is an exciting opportunity to use your legal experience and be part of a well-regarded research focused University.

If you possess the relevant experience for the Interim Legal Counsel role then please forward your CV to jbrook@venngroup.com or call 02075577667 and ask for Jennifer Brook or Greg Proctor.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

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