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In House Legal Counsel x 2

  • Full-time
  • Legal, Risk and Compliance
  • Glasshouse, Alderley Park, Cheshire

Description

We are looking for 1 or 2 experienced in house or private practice solicitors to provide commercially focussed and pragmatic advice to the board of directors and our senior team.


We will accept applications from candidates from NQ through to around 4-6 years PQE and they will be  focussed and passionate individuals looking to further develop their careers in an exciting and innovative sector.


These are challenging roles working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial business that offers great variety and potential for the right candidate to really make the role their own.


We are keen to hear from individuals with recognised data protection knowledge, ideally gained in-house however, we will consider experience in private practice. Candidates will have excellent technical knowledge and ability and equally important, you must be commercially aware with outstanding inter-personal skills with the ability to develop and influence key stakeholders.



Reporting into the Group Legal Risk & Compliance Director the successful candidate will also undertake the role of Data Protection Officer within the business. 


Key Skills and Responsibilities

Researching and advising on a range of legal matters such as, commercial law, trademarks and copyright, IP, the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018), and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies in the UK, ecommerce, advertising and marketing, employment law, litigation, corporate M&A.


Researching and investigating issues in international territories and managing relationships with key advisors overseas.


Reviewing and drafting a range of commercial contracts with suppliers and partners (often from a regulated financial services perspective).


Managing contract termination and resolving contractual disputes.


Drafting consumer terms and conditions.


Researching and keeping up to date on various regulatory and legal changes across the UK and international territories and updating, the board, senior team and relevant stakeholders with relevant and digestible information.


Providing training material/running sessions to enhance key stakeholder knowledge across the group where necessary.


As Data Protection Officer you will be responsible for informing the board/senior team and organisation about the businesses obligations to comply with DPA 2018 / GDPR and other data protection laws. 

Benefits

33 day’s holiday inclusive of bank holidays. Increases with service to 36 days.


Company bonus scheme*.


Contributory Pension Scheme.


Long Service Awards.


Death in Service Scheme*.


Employee Awards.


Discounted Gym on site.


Café/Cafeterias on site.


Nursery Workplace Benefit.


Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay.


Free Eye Tests.


Free tea/coffee and fresh fruit.


Break out area with Xbox, Pool Table, Table Tennis.


Company Away Days.


Team Socials.


Sponsorship for qualifications.

 *Qualifying criteria in place