Senior Legal Counsel (Tech/Commercial)

  • Location
    London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Industry
    FinTech
  • Salary
    + bonus + equity
  • Expiry Date
    2022-12-25

SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL – TECHNOLOGY/COMMERCIAL
FAST GROWTH COMPANY – LONDON

Taylor Root is delighted to be partnering on a retained role with an award-winning, independent, research company who provide data and intelligence to the financial industry.

This dynamic and fast-moving fintech organisation is truly international. With strong growth plans in motion the business is looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel as their second hire into the legal team. Reporting into the General Counsel you will be integral as they look to align themselves further with the business and take things to the next level of growth.

The legal team support the product, research and sales teams to assist in executing the company’s strategy. As a result, there will be a high level of interaction and involvement with the business. An important part of the role will be to help shape the systems they use to support their continued growth.

You will have huge autonomy within this role as you support on commercial deals and give commercial contracts advice. You will also take on a variety of legal projects helping identify key areas of risk to the business. With large sales teams based globally streamlining of the client contract process and helping improve supplier relationships will be vital.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor with the relevant level of commercial law and technology sector experience. The role will suit someone who loves getting involved and learning about the business, its products, clients and people – and who wants to improve how things are done. A stand-out candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have a pragmatic, solutions-focused approach with the professional judgement to balance the commercial and legal needs of the business.

This role will be incredibly varied and offer the unique opportunity to help build out a new legal team. A genuine passion for team management and developing people is critical.

In return you will join a company where you can genuinely grow alongside a supportive and nurturing GC whilst receiving a highly competitive salary with bonus and equity.


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