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In-House Legal Counsel - Glasgow

Commercial Contracts - In-House
Ref: 498 Date Posted: Monday 12 Jun 2023

Excellent opportunity for a commercial lawyer with circa 5 years PQE to join a global business working as part of an international in-house legal team. This role is based in Glasgow with hybrid-working also on offer (expectation would be circa 2/3 days a week in Glasgow).


The role will involve advising on commercial contracts, risk, compliance, days privacy and regulatory matters working across the global business.

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Advise on confidentiality agreements, variation agreements, data protection agreements, vendor terms, benefit provider terms, IT hardware and software licensing/SAAS/PAAS agreements.
  • Workwith Procurement, Risk and Compliance and other internal stakeholders to develop the current supplier contract management lifecycle;
  • Review, template agreements and related playbooks for continual improvement;
  • Oversee any outsourcing arrangements put in place with third parties in relation to commercial contract related services;
  • Support privacy and data protection compliance needs including drafting, amending and negotiating data protection and data sharing agreements and provisions in supplier and client side contracts;
  • Support negotiation and drafting of contract renewals and terminations;
  • Assist with legal and regulatory aspects of key strategic projects (e.g. joint venture arrangements, new offices, new services or products) providing high quality and commercially sound research and advice;
  • Assisting with regulatory compliance matters, primarily in EMEA.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified lawyer eligible for a current unrestricted England and Wales or Scottish (or ideally both) practising certificate.
  • Circa 5 years' experience, ideally gained in-house or in a law firm in a role that deals with commercial contracts.
  • Specific expertise and interest in contract law and commercial contracts. .
  • Ideally experience with privacy/data protection matters, including drafting and negotiating data protection and data sharing agreements and provisions.

On Offer:

On offer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package and the chance to work with a leading international organisation.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

Telephone: +44 (0) 141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com