Senior Legal Counsel/ Hybrid working in Manchester, Sheffield or London / Up to £90k + Bonus

Our client, a global technology business, currently has an opportunity for an experienced legal Counsel to join their team with strong EMEA experience. The main activity is the negotiation of customer facing high-value transactions. You will be an experienced Legal Advisor (10+ years PQE or equivalent) with demonstrable experience of drafting, negotiating and concluding high value and complex contracts and supporting the business through the complete bid cycle.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts and general terms and conditions.
  • Supporting key stakeholders with the contractual documentation from RFP stage to contract signature.
  • Handling and advising on, day to day legal and contractual queries.
  • Proactively identifying legal risks to the business and assist in developing strategies and internal documents to mitigate risk.
  • Handling a portfolio of compliance related matters as part of an overall compliance programme.
  • Providing training on legal and compliance matters to non-legal functions.
  • Ability to work on multiple demanding projects at any one time.
  • Being technically excellent and commercially aware.
  • Being a team player with a can-do attitude and an ability to ‘think outside the box’.
  • Delivering timely and high quality legal advice to the business all in a practical and commercially focussed way in relation to all relevant matters that reduce risk, resolve issues and maximise the opportunity for the business to deliver on its goals.

It would be preferable if you have worked in a similar large IT/Outsourcing business and have extensive experience dealing with EMEA customers.

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