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Legal Counsel - Glasgow

Commercial Contracts - In-House
Ref: 469 Date Posted: Tuesday 30 Nov 2021
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Exceptional new role for a junior lawyer to join an award-winning global technology company as Legal Counsel- this role will be based in Glasgow. 

Role Profile:

  •  Supporting legal/ regulatory compliance and IP management across the business.
  • Managing legal risk and maintenance of robust business processes for legal compliance and operations, including ensuring there is appropriate legal framework across the organisation, including IP exploitation, licensing in, R&D, sales process, corporate transactional, company secretarial, compliance and regulatory.
  • Ability to operate with autonomy and independence in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Taking ownership of matters in a variety of common in-house practice areas including contract review and negotiation, employment, and supplier and risk management.
  • Managing strategic projects and external counsel.
  • Using, managing and adopting information technology solutions to create opportunities and efficiencies within the legal function and business generally.

Candidate Requirements:

 

  • You will be a lawyer admitted to practice law in Scotland and / or England and Wales.
  • Ideally you will have circa 2 yearsPQE with experience gained in technology / IP / corporate / commercial contract work in either a commercial law firm or in-house position- Newly qualified candidates with relevant experience who are driven to develop will also be considered.
  • A demonstrable passion for science and technology and a practical understanding of the exploitation of knowledge and intellectual property.
  • Personal credibility and the ability to inspire trust and respect of colleagues, displaying strong legal, commercial and business understanding with the ability to provide clear advice and support.
  • Sound legal judgment and interpersonal and negotiation skills, including the ability to influence, set an example for, and train non-legal colleagues.
  • Self-motivated and well organised with the ability to handle multiple, high-priority projects while attending to details; able to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.

On Offer: 

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

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position, to request the full job description or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Tel: 0141 244 0260

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com