Legal Counsel - Commercial

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nikki Newton

  • Contact email:

    nikkinewton@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    NN1209242_1596033529

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-28

  • Client:

    #

  • Consultant:

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Our client a leading accountancy firm is looking to recruit a Commercial legal counsel to join their established legal team. The role will primarily support the Firm's Business Services and Outsourcing stream, advising on all client-facing legal matters with a focus on commercial contracting and risk management. You'll also have the opportunity to support other parts of the business and Firm's internal functions. A key part of the role will be negotiating master services agreements with some of their largest clients, often with an international element.

You will include:
* negotiating commercial contracts with clients (master services agreements, framework agreements, engagement letters, NDAs, hold harmless letters, reliance letters, etc.);
* negotiating commercial contracts with suppliers, subcontractors and strategic partners;
* supporting the client-facing teams and risk managers on legal queries;
* advising on the resolution of contractual disputes;
* developing subject matter expertise in relevant areas such as data protection law;

The role is suited to a qualified lawyer with experience of commercial and/or transactional legal work, either from practising in a law firm or an in-house legal function. Knowledge of outsourcing, data protection law and software licensing is desirable but not essential.

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