LEGAL COUNSEL

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Role Purpose Our client are looking for a Mid-Level Legal Counsel to join thier team in providing timely, commercial and high-quality legal support to all parts of the business. The role will report directly into their Deputy General Counsel and be part of a small, close-knit and collaborative team. The ideal candidate will be a flexible, commercially minded, and confident team player, with experience gained both in private practice and in-house. They should also have a desire to experience a broad range of work, including new areas, in an exciting and growing industry. Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide variety of commercial agreements including customer and supplier contracts, master services agreements and framework agreements and non-disclosure agreements Providing clear and commercially astute advice to all business units (including technology, sales, procurement, satellite/ground operations functions and HR) across a wide range of matters, including contract interpretation, pre-litigation disputes and ad hoc queries Assisting with preparation of, and advising on, RFPs (including government tenders) Leading on (with support of paralegal/other members of the team) to refine internal data protections processes and ensure data protection compliance Supporting General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel on ad hoc corporate/financing matters, and other strategic projects Keeping abreast of and advising on applicable legal and regulatory matters Providing guidance on, and ensuring compliance with, company policies Assisting in other areas as and when required such as employment, litigation, regulatory and property matters. Supporting and assisting in the development of junior members of the team Liaising with external (including local) counsel as required Skills & Qualifications Essential: - A minimum of 5 years PQE with demonstrable experience of working on a broad range of commercial matters, including time spent in-house The individual will be proactive, versatile, organized and with good communications skills. He/she will also have the ability to think laterally and to support all areas of the business by applying legal knowledge to find pragmatic and timely commercial solutions Experience of advising at all levels of a business, with the ability to "tailor" style/advice as appropriate Qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales (or other common law jurisdiction), with current practicing certificateDesirable: - Experience of working internationally/on multi-jurisdictional transactions Trained and qualified at top-tier law firm or in-house with an equivalent organizationBenefits A Competitive Salary, pension scheme, and life assurance & private medical insurance A generous and highly achievable bonus scheme - paid annually based on individual and company performance against targets Along with 25 Days Annual Leave (excluding bank holidays) plus an Additional Day on us for your Birthday Buy or sell up to 3 holiday days per annum Free access to the Employee Assistance Programme

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