Job title: Inhouse Legal Counsel (Commercial/Tech)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Belfast, UK
Job published: 25-11-2021
Job ID: 39084
Contact name: Lindsey McCracken
Phone number: +447458160131
Contact email: lindsey@huntersavage.com

Job Description

InHouse Legal Counsel (High Value Tech Contracts)

Are you a commercial lawyer ready for a new challenge? Hunter Savage is currently working with this large global client to recruit senior inhouse legal counsel to work as part of this leading global team. This is an exciting opportunity for a commercial solicitor to get exposure to high value commercial contract negotiation and exposure to a range of technology contracts. 

Our Client

Our client has a large inhouse legal team based in Belfast and have a team of very talented lawyers. They are well known as being a good place to work with good quality work and flexible working which they have had in place for a number of years. They are also very passionate about career development and actively encourage CPD and support this throughout a lawyers career. 

The Role

Working as part of this collaborative team the successful applicant will get the opportunity to work on a broad range of commercial contracts to include negotiation and drafting of these high value contracts which will include a range of technology contracts, SaaS, software licence etc. You will also be required to advise the business on aspects of risk and compliance to include data privacy. 

The Person

You will ideally meet the following criteria 

- Qualified Solicitor - Ideally 2 to 9 years PQE (there are a number of roles)

- Extensive commercial experience gained either in another inhouse role or within a private practice role

- Strong negotiation and drafting skills with solid technical commercial experience

- Collaborative approach and the ability to work well within a team environment