Senior Legal Counsel

LHH Recruitment

LHH is a Florida-based management consulting firm that provides solutions such as career transition, outplacement and leadership development for organizations.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in the UK ⚠️

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Position: Senior Legal Counsel

Role Type: Permanent, Part-Time (three days a week)
Location: Cambridge, predominately remote working with ad hoc travel to the office (around once every six weeks in Cambridge with some ad hoc travel to London for meetings)
Salary Guide: Up to £100,000 FTE (up to £60,000.00 for three days a week) plus excellent benefits

Our client is seeking an In-House Solicitor to join the team at Senior Legal Counsel level on a part-time basis, three days a week. This role offers remote working with occasional travel to the offices in the Cambridge region (once every six weeks) and some occasional travel to London for meetings.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handle general commercial agreements, including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating contracts.
  • Provide legal advice and support on intellectual property (IP) matters.
  • Advise on data protection issues and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to support the organisation's objectives while managing legal risks.
  • Conduct legal research and provide guidance on various legal matters as needed.
  • Management of a small legal function.

Requirements

  • Qualified UK Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE.
  • In-House background is essential; background in the technology and/or communications sector would be an advantage.
  • Experience handling general commercial agreements, IP, and data protection matters.
  • Prior management or team supervision experience.
  • Driven, organised, and passionate about making a difference.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • You will have a positive and "can do" attitude.

Salary/Benefits

  • Competitive salary up to £100,000 per annum FTE/up to £60,000.00 for three days a week.
  • Remote working with ad hoc travel to the office.
  • Excellent benefits package.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this Senior Legal Counsel opportunity, please submit your CV via the job advert or for further information please contact Chris Ewles on (phone number removed) or at chris.ewles@(url removed).

LHH Recruitment Solutions acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHH Recruitment Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To note, the PQE indicated in this advertisement is intended as a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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We hire for flexible part time roles.

Remote Working Policy

We work fully remotely

Our Team

We're a team of 14k across 19 departments:

  • consulting
    1364
  • human resources
    1171
  • sales
    404
  • finance
    203
  • business development
    192
  • legal
    167
  • information technology
    143
  • marketing
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Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Commercial agreements
  • Intellectual property
  • Data protection
  • Legal research
  • Stakeholder management

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