Legal Counsel (12 month FTC)

  • Location
  • Contract Type
    Fixed Term Contract
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
  • Salary
    £75000 - £90000 per annum + competitive pension + company benefits
  • Expiry Date

The Client:

A leading international publisher working with well known authors of all genres and connections with leading book retailers.

The role:

You will be an integral part of a friendly and dynamic legal team of 4 based in th UK and have the opportunity to manage international legal matters. You will be a key point of contact for Commercial legal matters for the communications and advertising devisions and a key point of contact for data protection matters.

Data protection (40% approx.)

  • Support and advise the company on compliance with Data Protection laws
  • Keep the company updated on new data protection measures and guidance and provide training to data handling staff.
  • Liaise with data protection advisers across the corporate group on intra-group data transfers and data protection issues.

General commercial (40% approx)

  • Review, advise on and draft a broad range of commercial contracts across all business divisions (including but not limited to publishing and rights agreements; services agreements; technology contracts and software licenses; and promotional and charity partnership agreements)
  • Advise on a range of other commercial issues (including but not limited to copyright issues; prize promotions; advertising law compliance; and social media).

Trade marks (20%)

  • Supervise management of the client’s trademark portfolio and act as a liaison between external counsel and internal business stakeholders

Location: Central London

Working arrangements: 2-3 days a week in the office

Start date: Ideal start date of Dec 2023 or Jan 2024 (notice periods of 3 months will still be strongly considered for the right applicants)

Salary: Highly dependent on experience/PQE and the developement required

12 month FTC

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